One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Unemployed; redundant.‘he has been out of a job for some time’‘she could find herself out of a job’
- ‘If these workers were to ask for the same working conditions as workers here they would be out of a job very quickly.’
- ‘In less than a month I'll be out of a job because the season is closing.’
- ‘Sadly, government cutbacks mean dear old Eddie, who's pushing 40, is out of a job.’
- ‘Most of the airline's assets in Uganda have been surrendered and all staff members are out of a job.’
- ‘The accusations were shown to be false, the case collapsed, but for the next five years Pepys was out of a job.’
- ‘Not only are students deprived of the privilege of enjoying a social nightlife on campus, but many students are also out of a job.’
- ‘This will be the first year I'll vote and I've been out of a job for almost a year.’
- ‘She has been out of a job for more than a year and her unemployment benefits have run out.’
- ‘If the elections fail, Kostunica will soon be out of a job.’
- ‘Our politicians have no desire to change the status quo for they would be out of a job and all its benefits.’
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