do a good job (on something)

do a good job (on something)
do a good, bad, etc. ˈjob (on sth) | make a good, bad, etc. job of sth idiom
to do sth well, badly, etc

They did a very professional job.

You've certainly made an excellent job of the kitchen

(= for example, painting it)

.

We haven't done a very good job on the publicity for the show.

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