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between jobs

 and between projects
Euph. unemployed. Interviewer: Tell me about your current position. Job candidate: I'm between jobs right now. When Jill was between projects, she took a computer class at the community college.
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project into something

to extend into something. The end of the grand piano projected into the next room, but she had to have a grand, nonetheless. The front of the car projected into the flower bed when it was parked, but that was all right.
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project something onto someone

to imagine that someone else experiences one's feelings, especially one's guilt or anger. Since you project your anger onto your best friends, you imagine you have gathered a number of angry people around you. You should not project your feelings onto other people.
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project something on (to) someone or something

 and project something upon someone or something
to show a picture, such as from a film, transparency, etc., onto something, such as a screen, wall, etc., or even onto a person. Henry projected the pictures onto the screen as he discussed each one. The teacher had to project the slides upon the wall.
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References in classic literature ?
It was sinewy, with a thick projecting calf like a sailor's.
Naturally one blushes when one can see one's naked toes projecting through one's boots, and one's buttons hanging by a single thread
And Peter's gaunt figure, half visible in the projecting second story, was worthy of his house.
It hangs from the ship's side at the end of a heavy, projecting timber called the cat-head, in the bight of a short, thick chain whose end link is suddenly released by a blow from a top-maul or the pull of a lever when the order is given.
Occasionally we would strike our heads against some projecting limb of a tree; and while imprudently engaged in rubbing the injured part, would fall sprawling amongst filthy fragments, cutting and bruising ourselves, whilst the unpitying waters flowed over our prostrate bodies.
The screw consists of an axis of hollow brass tube, eighteen inches in length, through which, upon a semi-spiral inclined at fifteen degrees, pass a series of steel wire radii, two feet long, and thus projecting a foot on either side.
Walk more slowly, white men," she said, projecting her hideous shrivelled countenance between the grass curtains, and fixing her gleaming eyes upon us; "why will ye run to meet the evil that shall befall you, ye seekers after treasure?