land (something)

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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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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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