One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he spent three years training for a business career’
profession, occupation, vocation, calling, employment, job, day job, line, line of work, walk of life, position, post, sphere
2‘these unions had had a chequered career’
existence, life, progress, course, progression, passage, path
1‘a career politician’
professional, permanent, full-time, committed
1‘he saw the runaway pram careering down the hill’
rush, hurtle, streak, shoot, race, bolt, dash, speed, run, gallop, stampede, cannon, careen, whizz, buzz, zoom, flash, blast, charge, hare, fly, wing, pelt, scurry, scud, go like the wind
informal belt, scoot, scorch, tear, skedaddle, zap, zip, whip, burn rubber, go like a bat out of hell
British informal bomb, bucket, shift
North American informal hightail, clip, boogie
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