wall job

wall job

n. a car—in the shop for repairs—which is parked against the wall with no repairs done. (The customer is charged anyway.) Places like those we surveyed may charge hundreds of dollars for what they call “wall jobs.”
See also: job, wall
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EURO 2016 group c n ireland Germany Netherlands Belarus Estonia NEXT 4 9 Sept 10 Oct 16 Nov 19 Nov "I also don't see why we can't go away to Germany and the Dutch and get a point by doing an old fashioned Northern Ireland backs to the wall job.
Tenders are invited for boundary wall job and drain work at miraj siding
"We were down to 10 men and under the cosh, it was a real backs to the wall job, but then Bobby sticks one in the top corner."
Alex Hardy @alexhardy1987 IF that wasn't a backs against the wall job, don't know what is!
"It was a real backs to the wall job," recalls Jones, who had performed brilliantly to deny Michael Owen, Wayne Rooney and Beckham.
"We have also been experimenting with stop action videos (two are already up on the website and YouTube) showing a whole major chimney and retaining wall job in a few minutes, and more are planned.
While no color has been chosen, the sheer curtain wall job is being assigned within the next month.
A yellow card for captain Ben Frost made it a backs to the wall job and the Buddies were finally put to the sword with a last-gasp penalty.
"It was sort of a back against the wall job. The boys that came in had done all the hard work in the summer that we all went through and when they came in they definitely stepped up to the challenge.
Shrimpers assistant-boss Graham Coughlan admitted: "It was a backs to the wall job for us in the second-half, but we're delighted to come away from here with a point."
"It was a backs-to-the wall job for most of the game and 'Stute had a couple of chances including a shout for a penalty and goal ruled out late on.
It was a defiant backs to the wall job with a depleted side which was rewarded with Dirk Kuyt's last-gasp equaliser.
He ripped through the top order and it was then down to a backs to the wall job to save the game.