do a bad job of sth

do a bad job of sth
do a good/bad/better, etc. job of sth (also make a good/bad/better, etc. job of sth)
to do something well, badly, better, etc.: »

We need to do a better job of marketing the product.

Main Entry: job

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • do a better job of sth — do a good/bad/better, etc. job of sth (also make a good/bad/better, etc. job of sth) ► to do something well, badly, better, etc.: »We need to do a better job of marketing the product. Main Entry: ↑job …   Financial and business terms

  • do a good job of sth — do a good/bad/better, etc. job of sth (also make a good/bad/better, etc. job of sth) ► to do something well, badly, better, etc.: »We need to do a better job of marketing the product. Main Entry: ↑job …   Financial and business terms

  • give something up as a bad job — To abandon a task, etc as impossible or not worthwhile • • • Main Entry: ↑job * * * give something up as a bad job british informal phrase to stop doing something because you do not think you will ever succeed I tried to mend the bike myself, but …   Useful english dictionary

  • do a bad job (on something) — do a good, bad, etc. ˈjob (on sth) | make a good, bad, etc. job of sth idiom to do sth well, badly, etc • They did a very professional job. • You ve certainly made an excellent job of the kitchen (= for example, painting it). • We haven t done a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • make a bad job of something — do a good, bad, etc. ˈjob (on sth) | make a good, bad, etc. job of sth idiom to do sth well, badly, etc • They did a very professional job. • You ve certainly made an excellent job of the kitchen (= for example, painting it). • We haven t done a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • do a bad/better job of sth — do a good/bad/better, etc. job of sth (also make a good/bad/better, etc. job of sth) ► to do something well, badly, better, etc.: »We need to do a better job of marketing the product. Main Entry: ↑job …   Financial and business terms

  • do a good/bad/better job of sth — do a good/bad/better, etc. job of sth (also make a good/bad/better, etc. job of sth) ► to do something well, badly, better, etc.: »We need to do a better job of marketing the product. Main Entry: ↑job …   Financial and business terms

  • do a good/bad/better, etc. job of sth — (also make a good/bad/better, etc. job of sth) ► to do something well, badly, better, etc.: »We need to do a better job of marketing the product. Main Entry: ↑job …   Financial and business terms

  • make the best of a bad job — (informal) To do the best one can in unfavourable circumstances • • • Main Entry: ↑bad make the best of a bad job To do one s best in difficult circumstances • • • Main Entry: ↑job * * * make the best of a bad job british informal …   Useful english dictionary

  • give somebody up as a bad job — give sb/sth up as a bad ˈjob idiom (informal) to decide to stop trying to help sb or to do sth because there is no hope of success Main entry: ↑jobidiom …   Useful english dictionary

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