IELTS Vocabulary: Idioms and phrases for Work
Idioms and phrases for Work
1. to be called for an interview: to be invited to attend an interview
2. to be your own boss: to have your own business
3. a deal-end job: a job with no promotional opportunities
4. to do a job-share: to share the weekly hours of work with another person
3. a good team player: somebody who can work well with other people
4. full time: the number of hours that people usually work in a complete work
5. a heavy workload: to have a lot of work to do.
6. a high powered job: an important or powerful jo
7. holiday entitlement: the number of days holiday allowed
8. Job satisfaction: the feeling of enjoying a job
9. manual work: work that requires physical activity
10. maternity leave: time off work given to a woman about to have a baby
11. to meet a deadline: to finish a job by an agreed time.
12. a nine to five job: a normal job that consists of an 8 hour day(approx.)
13. One of the perks of the job: an extra benefit you get from a job
14. part time: working less than full time
15. to run your own business: see ‘to be your own boss’
16. to be self employed: see to be your own boss
17. Sick leave : time allowed off work when sick.
18. to be stuck behind a desk: to be unhappy in an office job
19. to be stuck in a rut: to be in a boring job that is hard to leave
20. to take early retirement: to retire early ( retire: to reach an age when you are allowed to stop working for a living
21. temporary work: work done for a limited time only
22. Voluntary work: to work without payment
23. to be well paid: to earn a good salary
24.working conditions: the hours salary and others entitlements that comes with the job
25. to work with your hands: to do manual work.