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on the job

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishon the jobon the joba) WORK/DO WORKwhile you are doing a particular job πŸ”Š Most clerical training is done on the job. b) WORK/DO WORKdoing a particular job πŸ”Š We’ve got some of our best people on the job. c) British English spoken informalSEX/HAVE SEX WITH having sex β†’ job
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on the jobβ€’ on-the-job trainingβ€’ When they go on sick leave, their aggregate take-home pay is actually higher than when they are on the job.β€’ She would concentrate on the job in hand instead, and get it done as quickly and cleanly as possible.β€’ However, he also concentrated on the job in hand, sending Dodgy Dancer ahead well inside the final furlong.β€’ Today's my first day on the job.β€’ I put in the day on the job, which I like, and I go home at night.β€’ He was making posters after hours on the job and sending them to the Socialist Workers Party.β€’ If any employee is sinking on the job, you need to respond in a businesslike way.β€’ Why else would they take on the job?β€’ They were on the job, see, your mum and Stephen's dad.
on-the-jobˈon-the-job adjective, adverb [only before noun] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š while working, or at work β†’ in-service, in-house πŸ”Š on-the-job training
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on-the-jobβ€’ on-the-job training
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