Oxford Word Skills Intermediate U53 (Describe a career)
I can describe a career
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difficult to do, but interesting and
enjoyable, challenge N.
(PL) chances of being successful in the
sth you get because you have done sth
helpful, worked hard, etc. reward sb V.
(usually passive) give sb abetter job at
a higher level in a company, promotion N.
transfer sb/sth (from ... to ...)
move sb/sth from one place to another.
a section of a business, university, etc.
hand in your notice
say officially that yon want to leave your job. SYNs resign. quit INF.
make sb redundant
(often passive) make sb leave
their job because they are not needed any more.
out of work
not working and unable to find a job.
in or to another place,
choose sb for a job.
what does (your job) involve?
what do you have to do (in your job)?
take suitable action in a situation, SYN deal with sth/sb.
a question about sth (make an enquiry).
with and looking at sb.
a statement that you are not satisfied with sth (make a complaint), complain V.
members of the public
people in general (also the public).
solve a problem
find an answer to a problem, SYN find a solution.
connected with office work, especially keeping records or accounts (the person who docs this is a clerk).
the tasks you do when you are at work.
in charge of sth/sb
in a position of control over sth/sb.
SYN responsible for sb/sth.
check sth so that you can be certain about it.
the fact or duty of being in control of sth, so that it is your fault if sth goes wrong.