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job

noun assignment, avocation, billet, business, chore, duty, employment, function, labor, mission, occupation, position, profession, responsibility, role, task, trade, undertaking, vocation, work
See also: appointment, burden, business, calling, career, employment, enterprise, labor, livelihood, mission, occupation, office, part, position, post, profession, project, province, pursuit, role, trade, undertaking, work

JOB. By this term is understood among workmen, the whole of a thing which is to be done. In this sense it is employed in the Civil Code of Louisiana, art. 2727; "to build by plot, or to work by the job," says that article, "is to undertake a building for a certain stipulated price." See Durant. du Contr. de Louage, liv. 8, t. 8, n. 248, 263; Poth. Contr. de Louage, n. 392, 394 and Deviation.

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His widow Hazel said: "I have the comfort of knowing that Bill died doing the job he loved, and the fact that he was helping others is just typical Bill.
His commanding officer, Lieutenant Colonel Duncan Dewar, described him as an "outstanding" Royal Marine who died doing the job he loved.
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The defence would be that he is not doing the job he was contracted to do.
There are people that, if I was doing the job, would certainly not be in the position they were in at that time because they failed.
That, however, as she tells Nat at the end, does not mean that she is going to give up trying to get his job, but the implication at the end of the story is that she and Nat just may end up doing the job together.
They just keep quietly doing the job (although they may have been packed and exploring other opportunities since the first sign of trouble).