In this lesson, we will focus on other words which collocate with job (= they are used together).
JOB AND SALARY
high-paid, well-paid | low-paid, badly-paid
A high-paid job means that people earn a lot of money. OPPOSITE: low-paid
Low-paid means that people earn very little money.
A well-paid job OPPOSITE: badly-paid job
JOB + VERB
VERB + JOB
look for | apply for | find, get, land, take
To look for a job means that you're trying to find one.
To apply for a job means to send your documents such as a CV and a covering letter.
To get a job means to be hired.
To land a job means to succeed in getting a job, especially one that a lot of other people want.
To take a job means to accept it.
lose | resign / (also) resign from
To lose a job means that you no longer have it.
To resign means to officially leave a job, position, etc. through your own choice, rather than being told to leave.
create (JOB + NOUN: job creation)
To create means to make something exist.
do | know
Make your own sentences with the word combinations you learned in this lesson.
Collocations with Job (Part 1)
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Business English: How to Talk about Your Job Responsibilities
English Lesson: Jobs and Skills
English Lesson: Collocations for Success
English Lesson: Collocations for Feelings
Commonly Used Phrases in Spoken English
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