a job of work

a job of work

What one has to do to achieve a particular goal or complete a particular task. Primarily heard in UK. The MP said there was still a job of work to be done to convince voters to pass the referendum. We've made good progress, but there's still a job of work before we can call it a day.
See also: job, of, work

a job of ˈwork

(British English, old-fashioned or formal) work that you are paid to do or that must be done: There was a job of work waiting for him that he was not looking forward to.
See also: job, of, work