make a bad job of something

make a bad 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

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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

  • 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… …   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

  • 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

  • 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, BOOK OF — (named for its hero (Heb. אִיּוֹב), ancient South Arabian and Thamudic yʾb; Old Babylonian Ayyābum, Tell el Amarna tablet, no. 256, line 6, A ia ab; either from yʾb, to bear ill will or compounded of ay where? and ʾab (divine) father ), one of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • do a bad 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

  • make the best of something — make the best of sth/it | make the best of things | make the best of a bad job idiom to accept a bad or difficult situation and do as well as you can Main entry: ↑bestidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • make the best of something — make the best of (something) British, American & Australian, British & Australian to try to think and act in a positive way when you have to accept a situation which you do not like but cannot change. The room they ve given us is too small really …   New idioms dictionary

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