work
/ˈwɝk/
noun
activity that requires physical or mental effort
boss
/ˈbɑs/, /ˈbɔs/
noun
a person who is in charge of a large organization or has an important position there
job
/ˈdʒɑb/, /ˈdʒoʊb/
noun
the work that we do regularly to earn money
on the dole
/ɑːnðə dˈoʊl/
phrase
used of a person who is unemployed but receives regular payment or benefits from the government
to take on
/tˈeɪk ˈɑːn/
verb
to hire someone
to go on (a) strike
/ɡˌoʊ ˌɑːn ɐ ɔːɹ stɹˈaɪk/
phrase
(of a group of employees) to refuse to work as a form of protest or to demand changes to their working conditions, pay, or other employment-related issues
to quit
/ˈkwɪt/
verb
to give up one's job, school, etc.
dustman
/ˈdəstmən/
noun
someone employed to collect and dispose of refuse
secretary
/ˈsɛkɹəˌtɛɹi/
noun
someone who works in an office as someone's assistance, dealing with mail and phone calls, keeping records, making appointments, etc.
sacked
/ˈsækt/
adjective
dismissed or fired from employment, typically due to poor performance, misconduct, or other reasons specified by the employer
to earn
/ˈɝn/
verb
to get money for the job that we do or services that we provide
to knock off
/nˈɑːk ˈɔf/
verb
to end one's work, typically at the end of a designated period
air hostess
/ˈɛɹ hˈoʊstɛs/
noun
a woman steward on an airplane
conversational
/ˌkɑnvɝˈseɪʃənəɫ/
adjective
characteristic of informal spoken language or conversation
official
/əˈfɪʃəɫ/
noun
a worker who holds or is invested with an office
personal assistant
/pˈɜːsənəl ɐsˈɪstənt/
noun
***a secretary or administrative assistant working exclusively for one particular person.
line management
/lˈaɪn mˈænɪdʒmənt/
noun
administration of the activities contributing directly to an organization's output
occupation
/ˌɑkjəˈpeɪʃən/
noun
a person's profession or job
refuse collector
/ɹɪfjˈuːz kəlˈɛktɚ/
noun
someone employed to collect and dispose of refuse
to recruit
/ɹəˈkɹut/, /ɹiˈkɹut/, /ɹɪˈkɹut/
verb
to employ people for a company, etc.
to lay off
/lˈeɪ ˈɔf/
verb
to dismiss employees due to financial difficulties or reduced workload
unemployment benefit
/ʌnɛmplˈɔɪmənt bˈɛnɪfˌɪt/
noun
a financial aid provided by the government to people who are unemployed and actively seeking work, to help cover their living expenses
to finish
/ˈfɪnɪʃ/
verb
to make something end
high
/ˈhaɪ/
adjective
having an amount, degree, size, etc, that is greater than normal
income
/ˈɪnˌkəm/
noun
the money that is regularly earned from a job or through an investment
flight attendant
/flˈaɪt ɐtˈɛndənt/
noun
a person who works on a plane to bring passengers meals and take care of them
to resign
/ɹiˈsaɪn/, /ɹiˈzaɪn/, /ɹɪˈzaɪn/
verb
to officially announce one's departure from a job, position, etc.
to take action
/tˈeɪk ˈækʃən/
phrase
to do something in response to a particular situation, often to address a problem or achieve a goal
industrial
/ˌɪnˈdəstɹiəɫ/
adjective
having highly developed industries
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