on the job


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on the job

working; doing what one is expected to do. I'm always on the job when I should be. lean depend on my furnace to be on the job day and night.
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on the job

1. while working Glass is always checking his workers to be sure they're wearing hard-hats on the job.
2. ready and able to work Just put the CD into the slot, click "Install" and the program will install itself and then let your PC know it's on the job.
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on the job

1. At work, busy, as in We've got three men on the job. [Late 1800s]
2. Paying close attention, alert, as in Trust Jim to find out the details-he's always on the job.
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on the job

1. Paying close attention; on the alert.
2. At work; at one's place of business: Employees are not allowed to smoke while on the job.
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