Wordlist: Work basics - List 1

 
 

1. Wordlist

 
    • work[wɜːk](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the place where one is employed; labour, employment, occupation, job
    • Example:
      • My work involves a lot of travel.
    • work[wɜːk](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to do a specific task by employing physical or mental powers
    • Example:
      • He’s working in a bar.
    • at work(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • He hasn't come home yet, he's probably still at work.
    • workplace, workplaces['wɜːkpleɪs](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the place where someone works or is employed
    • Example:
      • My workplace is close to the train station.
    • job, jobs[dʒɒb](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an economic role for which a person is paid
    • Example:
      • That surgeon has a great job.
    • job centre, job centres(noun)
    • Definition:
      • an official place that you can go to to find employment
    • Example:
      • I have an appointment at the job centre tomorrow.
      • Synonym(s):
        unemployment agency (AE), labour bureau, employment office
    • job seeker, job seekers(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who is unemployed and is looking for a job
    • Example:
      • There were many job seekers at the job centre yesterday.
    • job offer, job offers(noun)
    • Definition:
      • an opportunity for somebody to work; a vacant job somewhere
    • Example:
      • He got a job offer yesterday but he rejected it.
      • Synonym(s):
        vacancy
    • look for a job(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • She's been looking for a job for 3 months now.
    • find, found, found[faɪnd](irregular verb)
    • Definition:
      • to encounter, to discover something
    • Example:
      • After 2 months of unemployment he finally found a new job.
      • Antonym(s):
        lose
    • difficult[ˈdɪfɪkʌlt](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • hard, not easy, requiring much effort
    • Example:
      • It was difficult to get a job offer.
      • Synonym(s):
        hard
    • labour[ˈleɪ.bə](uncountable noun)( in economy )
    • Definition:
      • effort expended on a particular task; workers in general; the workforce
    • Example:
      • Vegetable picking is a manual labour.
    • labour-market, labour-markets(noun)
    • Definition:
      • the whole system which functions through the interaction of workers and employers; all the jobs that are available
    • Example:
      • There are currently not many job offers available on the labour-market.
      • Synonym(s):
        job market, employment market
    • employ[ɛm'plɔɪ](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to give someone work or a job
    • Example:
      • He's employed by a cutting edge business company.
      • Synonym(s):
        hire
    • employer, employers[ɛm'plɔɪɚ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person, firm or other entity which pays for or hires the services of another person
    • Example:
      • She didn't get along with her employer, so she resigned.
    • employee, employees[ɛm'plɔiː](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the person who is employed by someone; who works for a company or another person
    • Example:
      • The boss meets with his employees every Tuesday.
 

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          look for a job
          job centre
          an official place that you can go to to find employment
          job seeker
          a person who is unemployed and is looking for a job
          labour-market
          the whole system which functions through the interaction of workers and employers; all the jobs that are available
          work
          the place where one is employed; labour, employment, occupation, job
          job
          an economic role for which a person is paid
          find
          to encounter, to discover something
          job offer
          an opportunity for somebody to work; a vacant job somewhere
          difficult
          hard, not easy, requiring much effort
          workplace
          the place where someone works or is employed
          employer
          a person, firm or other entity which pays for or hires the services of another person
          work
          to do a specific task by employing physical or mental powers
          labour
          effort expended on a particular task; workers in general; the workforce
          employee
          the person who is employed by someone; who works for a company or another person
          at work
           
           
           
         
         

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