make a good job of (doing) something

make a good job of (doing) something
make a good/bad/job of (doing) something british phrase
to do something well or badly

He made a terrible job of cutting my hair.

Thesaurus: to do something well or better than someone elsesynonym to make a mistake, or to do something badlysynonym
Main entry: job

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • make a bad job of (doing) something — make a good/bad/job of (doing) something british phrase to do something well or badly He made a terrible job of cutting my hair. Thesaurus: to do something well or better than someone elsesynonym to make a mistake, or to do something badly …   Useful english dictionary

  • good — good1 W1S1 [gud] adj comparative better [ˈbetə US ər] superlative best [best] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(of a high standard)¦ 2¦(skilful)¦ 3¦(what you want)¦ 4¦(pleasant/enjoyable)¦ 5¦(successful/correct)¦ 6¦(suitable)¦ 7¦(useful)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • make — 1 verb past tense and past participle made, PRODUCE STH 1 (T) to produce something by working: I m going to make a cake for Sam s birthday. | Did you make that dress yourself? | a car made in Japan | They re making a documentary about the Civil… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • job */*/*/ — UK [dʒɒb] / US [dʒɑb] noun Word forms job : singular job plural jobs Talking or writing about jobs: general job what you do regularly to earn money, especially what you do for a particular company or person. A full time job is a job that you do… …   English dictionary

  • good — good1 [ gud ] (comparative better [ betər ] ; superlative best [ best ] ) adjective *** ▸ 1 of high quality/standard ▸ 2 able to do something well ▸ 3 with qualities to do something ▸ 4 honest & morally correct ▸ 5 giving pleasant feeling ▸ 6… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • good — I UK [ɡʊd] / US adjective Word forms good : adjective good comparative better UK [ˈbetə(r)] / US [ˈbetər] superlative best UK [best] / US *** 1) of a high quality or standard We saw a really good film last night. They were all dressed in their… …   English dictionary

  • job — W1S1 [dʒɔb US dʒa:b] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(work)¦ 2¦(duty)¦ 3¦(something you must do)¦ 4 on the job 5 I m only/just doing my job 6 it s more than my job s worth 7 do the job 8 have a job doing something/have a job to do something 9 do a job on… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • job — noun WORK 1 (C) the regular paid work that you do for an employer: get/find a job (as sth): Eventually, Mary got a job as a waitress. | take a job (=accept a job that is offered to you): I was so desperate that I took the first job that came… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • good — 1 /gUd/ adjective comparative better, superlative best /best/ 1 OF A HIGH STANDARD of a high standard: a good reputation | a good quality cloth | a good Muslim | This book is not as good as her last one. | His test scores were good, but hers were …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • make — make1 W1S1 [meık] v past tense and past participle made [meıd] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(produce)¦ 2¦(do)¦ 3¦(cook)¦ 4¦(cause)¦ 5¦(force)¦ 6¦(mark/hole etc)¦ 7 make it 8 make the meeting/the party/Tuesday etc 9¦(achieve something)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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