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15 phrases found for the topic Work

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Phrase: Give someone / Get the boot

Meaning: To dismiss him or her, or to put an end to a relationship.

Examples:
He got the boot for crapping on the boss's desk.
His girlfriend gave him the boot because he had an affair with her sister.

Date: 2018-04-20 22:52:35

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Phrase: Get the chop / Give someone or something the chop

Meaning: To be dismissed from your job; to stop an undertaking to reduce expenses.

Examples:
Mary got the chop, and had to go abroad because she did not find any work here.
We will have to give this enterprise the chop because it is no longer profitable.
This restaurant is for the chop, as they cannot pay all the bills. (ie, it will probably have to close down.)

Date: 2018-02-14 16:54:17

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Phrase: Be bone idle

Meaning: Be very lazy: I do not think she will do it. She is bone idle.

Date: 2017-10-07 15:37:43

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Phrase: On the dole

Meaning: A person who is/goes on the dole is unemployed, but receives money from the government

Date: 2015-07-08 23:06:00

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Phrase: Give someone (or get) the sack

Meaning: To dismiss someone:
He got the sack for having an affair with the boss's wife.
She was given the sack because she had been very rude to the boss.

Date: 2015-05-21 15:53:09

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Phrase: A bad workman always blames his tools

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Phrase: All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy

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Phrase: Don't quit your day job

Sent by Cainan Simons

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Phrase: Make hay while the sun shines

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Phrase: Many hands make light work

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Phrase: Scrape or scratch a living

Meaning: To find it very difficult to make ends meet.

Example:
My father is a hawker, and we just scrape a living.

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Phrase: Work like a dog (or like a horse or like a slave)

Meaning: Work a lot

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Phrase: Work your fingers to your bone

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Phrase: Working on all cylinders

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Phrase: Working with a half deck

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