From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishjobs for the boysjobs for the boysBritish EnglishADVANTAGE when someone in an important position gives work to their friends, especially when this gives the friends an unfairadvantageThe council chief was suspended over allegations of jobs for the boys. →job
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jobs for the boys• The hon. Gentleman is always talking about jobs for the boys.• It smacks of jobs for the boys.