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land (something)

To successfully acquire something, such as a job or piece of information. The economy is still in terrible shape—I haven't been able to land a job for months. Tom landed a really juicy story about the senator's ex-wife.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

land a job

to find a job and be hired. As soon as I land a job and start to bring in some money, I'm going to get a stereo. I managed to land a job at a factory.
See also: job, land
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

land a job

tv. to find a job and be hired. As soon as I land a job and start to bring in some money, I’m going to get a stereo.
See also: job, land
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Somebody will land something and I think they did it easy so I ask them, "Why don't you flip out of it?" The skater will look at me and tell me I'm crazy.
Amy Agricola, who has a child with special needs said, "These are our dandelions and we will teach them the miracle of growing great food and like the dandelion they will blow across the world and wherever they land something beautiful and magical will bloom.
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She did not disappoint, though, shaking off some signs of greenness to land something of a gamble by half a length on what proved to be her only juvenile outing.
She did not disappoint, though, shaking offsome signs of greenness to land something of a gamble by half a length on what proved to be her only juvenile outing.
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Some 1,500 pastors across denominations leave the ministry each month, partly due to the demands of the job, while 80 percent are discouraged in their roles, and 50 percent would quit if they could land something else, summarizes Marantha Life, an organization for pastors, in an undated piece on its website.
"They are only doing six gigs - Glasgow, Manchester, Cardiff, Bristol, London and Middlesbrough - so it's a massive coup for the town to land something like this."
The other semi saw Bada Who land something of a morning gamble with an early 10-1 turning into an SP of 7-2.