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LIVING ENGLISH 2 UNIT 3 MAKING A LIVING
Terms in this set (51)
get paid peanuts
To pay (someone) a very paltry or minuscule amount; to pay the absolute minimum amount necessary.
to be dismissed suddenly from a job
show you the ropes
show how things work
pull your weight
work as hard as everyone else in a job or activity
extremely high temperatures
above all else
most importantly; most of all
to get something by working
collaborative efforts of people to accomplish common objectives
The financial gain made in a transaction
fill (a suitcase or bag) with clothes and other items needed for travel.
bring and hand over (a letter, parcel, or goods) to the proper recipient or address
to be brave enough to do something
a pledge that something will happen or that something is true
have a portion of (something) with another or others
happening regularly or consistently, predictable
To arrange data alphabetically, numerically, or chronologically.
A customer's subjective assessment of benefits relative to costs in determining the worth of a product
money received, especially on a regular basis, for work or through investments.
to waste time
take pride in
to be proud of
If feelings are running high, people are angry or excited.
take your time
take for granted
to not show that you are grateful for someone or something, and forget that you are lucky to have them
support a group or person over another
take advantage of
to make use of; to benefit oneself by treating others unfairly
to grow or develop freely without any control
run short of
have an insufficient supply of
run an errand
To do a small job that involves going to collect or deliver sth
run the show
be in control of the place or activity.
in chrage of
responsible for something or someone
to give up a job, an office, or a right or claim
A change in time, place, setting, character's tone, punctuation, etc.
run a business
to manage a business
lowest legal wage that can be paid to most workers
travel some distance between one's home and place of work on a regular basis.
a specific area of work/ reserach
amount of money one is paid at the beginning of a job
an official record showing that you have finished a training course or have the necessary skills
to move upwards
looking for a job
landed a job
get a job
hold down a job
to manage to keep a job
out of a job
a specific offer of employment
on the job
If you do something on the job, you do it while at work
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