make a good job of something

make a good job of 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.

Main entry:jobidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • 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 badly …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • do a bad 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… …   Useful english dictionary

  • do a good job of sth — do a good/bad/better, etc. job of sth (also make a good/bad/better, etc. job of sth) ► to do something well, badly, better, etc.: »We need to do a better job of marketing the product. Main Entry: ↑job …   Financial and business terms

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  • 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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