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You searched for to muck in to join and help in a job

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    Die with one`s boots on

    To die while still active in one`s work or while doing a job

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    Get the boot

    To be fired from a job, to be told to leave a place

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    Give (someone) the boot

    To fire someone from a job, to force someone to leave a place

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    Hang up one's hat

    To leave a job (usually after a long career)

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    Roll up one`s sleeves

    To get ready for a hard job, to prepare to work hard or seriously

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    Step into (someone's) shoes

    To take over control of something; take over a job from someone

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    Throw one's hat into the ring

    To announce one's participation in something; intending to join and event, business etc.

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    Pink slip

    A termination notice from a job

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    Bread and butter

    One's income or job that is used to buy the basic needs of life like food or shelter or clothing

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    Gravy train

    A job or some work that pays more than it is worth

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    Worth one's salt

    To be good at one's job, to be a good worker, to be worth one's wages

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    Rally around (someone or something)

    To join together to support someone or something

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    Birds of a feather flock together

    People who are similar become friends or join together

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    As patient as Job

    Very patient (Job was a person in the Bible)

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    Baptism by fire

    A first experience of something that is difficult or unpleasant, a difficult first experience in a new job or activity

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    A devil of a job

    A very difficult job or task

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    Deliver the goods

    To succeed in doing a good job of something

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    Have good contacts

    To know people who can help you get a job or do some kind of business

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    Take on (an employee)

    To give a job to someone, to hire someone

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    Turnover (of workers)

    The rate at which employees join and leave a company

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    Take sides

    To join one group against another in a debate or quarrel

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    Wrap up (something)

    To finish something (a job, a meeting etc.)

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    Join hands

    To hold hands so that one person is holding the hand of another person

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    Many hands make light work

    A lot of help will make a job seem easy

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    Out on one's ear

    To be forced to (unwillingly) leave one's job or organization or home

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    Wet behind the ears

    To be young and inexperienced, to be new in a job or place

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    Follow in (someone's) footsteps

    To do what someone else has done (especially to do the same job as one's father or mother)

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    Have a leg up on (someone)

    To have an advantage in your job/education etc. because someone gives you help or money

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    Work one's way through university

    To work at a job to help pay for your college or university expenses

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    Nine-to-five job

    A routine job in an office that involves standard office hours (usually 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM)

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    One's days are numbered

    Someone is facing death or dismissal from a job or something

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    Lay off

    A) to discharge from a job b) to abstain from and stop using regularly

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    Roseanne Barr

    I figure that if the children are alive when I get home, I've done my job.

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    Heinrich Heine

    God will forgive me. It's his job.

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    Adlai E. Stevenson

    Change is inevitable. Change for the better is a full-time job.

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    Confucius

    Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.

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    William Gibson

    Dreaming in public is an important part of our job description, as science writers, but there are bad dreams as well as good dreams. We're dreamers, you see, but we're also realists, of a sort.

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    H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

    Find a job you like and you add five days to every week.

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    Erma Bombeck

    For years my wedding ring has done its job. It has led me not into temptation. It has reminded my husband numerous times at parties that it's time to go home. It has been a source of relief to a dinner companion. It has been a status symbol in the maternity ward.

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    To step in

    To enter and join a place; to become involved in or concerned with something

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    If a job is worth doing it is worth doing well

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    If you can't beat em, join em

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    Where there's muck there's brass

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    To come on board

    Join the team; join in the fun

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    To be at a loose end

    Have nothing to do; be without job

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    Liberty Hyde Bailey

    A person cannot love a plant after he has pruned it, then he has either done a poor job or is devoid of emotion.

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    William Randolph

    A politician will do anything to keep his job - even become a patriot.

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    Donald Norman

    And to get real work experience, you need a job, and most jobs will require you to have had either real work experience or a graduate degree.

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    Walter Wager

    I met an American woman and got married so I had to get a job.

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    Groucho Marx

    I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member.

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    Joseph Campbell

    I think the person who takes a job in order to live - that is to say, for the money - has turned himself into a slave.

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    Jennifer Aniston

    I was told to avoid the business all together because of the rejection. People would say to me, 'Don't you want to have a normal job and a normal family?' I guess that would be good advice for some people, but I wanted to act.

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    Daniel Goleman

    I would say that IQ is the strongest predictor of which field you can get into and hold a job in, whether you can be an accountant, lawyer or nurse, for example.

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    Michelle Branch

    I'm lucky because I have a job I love. I really miss being away from home, being in my own bed, seeing my animals and siblings, having my moms cookies. I have a couple cats. I got a kitten about a year ago and now Im going on the road so I wont see him for a while. I feel bad.

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    Debbi Fields

    I've never felt like I was in the cookie business. I've always been in a feel good feeling business. My job is to sell joy. My job is to sell happiness. My job is to sell an experience.

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    Woody Allen

    If my films make one more person miserable, I'll feel I have done my job.

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    Lawrence Welk

    If you put all your strength and faith and vigor into a job and try to do the best you can, the money will come.

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    John Lennon

    Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.

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    Henry Moore

    It is a mistake for a sculptor or a painter to speak or write very often about his job. It releases tension needed for his work.

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    George M. Humphrey

    It's a terribly hard job to spend a billion dollars and get your money's worth.

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    Muhammad Ali

    It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up.

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    George Weinberg

    My father, who was from a wealthy family and highly educated, a lawyer, Yale and Columbia, walked out with the benefit of a healthy push from my mother, a seventh grade graduate, who took a typing course and got a secretarial job as fast as she could.

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    Ed Bradley

    My mother worked in factories, worked as a domestic, worked in a restaurant, always had a second job.

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    Ted Turner

    My son is now an 'entrepreneur.' That's what you're called when you don't have a job.

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    Ronald Reagan

    Recession is when a neighbor loses his job. Depression is when you lose yours.

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    Franklin P. Jones

    Scratch a dog and you'll find a permanent job.

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    Alice Rivlin

    The job of the Central Bank is to worry.

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    Dwight D. Eisenhower

    The most terrible job in warfare is to be a second lieutenant leading a platoon when you are on the battlefield.

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    Alan Watts

    The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.

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    Golda Meir

    To be successful, a woman has to be much better at her job than a man.

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    Wilma Mankiller

    We must trust our own thinking. Trust where we're going. And get the job done.

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    Tim O'Reilly

    What new technology does is create new opportunities to do a job that customers want done.

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    Thomas P. O'Neill

    You better take advantage of the good cigars. You don't get much else in that job.

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    Laurence J. Peter

    You can always tell a real friend: when you've made a fool of yourself he doesn't feel you've done a permanent job.

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    Richard M. Nixon

    You must pursue this investigation of Watergate even if it leads to the president. I'm innocent. You've got to believe I'm innocent. If you don't, take my job.

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    A plum job / a plum role

    Highly regarded job; one of the most important positions

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    To be given the sack

    To be dismissed from job; to be fired; to lose a job

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    To muck about

    To behave silly

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    To muck in

    To join and help in a job

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    Doris Lessing

    There is no doubt fiction makes a better job of the truth.

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