be just the job

British spoken
used for saying that something is perfect for a particular purpose

If you're looking for a compact digital camera, this one is just the job.


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  • just the job Brit. — just the job Brit. informal exactly what is needed. → job …   English new terms dictionary

  • just the job — ► just the job Brit. informal exactly what is needed. Main Entry: ↑job …   English terms dictionary

  • just the job — (Brit. informal) THE VERY THING, just the thing, exactly what s needed; informal just what the doctor ordered, just the ticket. → job * * * just the job (informal) Exactly what is wanted • • • Main Entry: ↑job * * * just the ˈjob …   Useful english dictionary

  • Just the job — exactly what is required …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • just the job — Australian Slang exactly what is required …   English dialects glossary

  • just the job —  Exactly what is needed …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • be just the job — british spoken phrase used for saying that something is perfect for a particular purpose If you’re looking for a compact digital camera, this one is just the job. Thesaurus: suitable or convenientsynonym Main entry: job …   Useful english dictionary

  • be just the job — British & Australian, British, old fashioned to be perfect for a particular purpose. He needed a car to pick her up in and Will s sports car seemed just the job …   New idioms dictionary

  • just the ticket — noun the appropriate or desirable thing this car could be just the ticket for a small family • Syn: ↑ticket • Hypernyms: ↑appropriateness * * * just the ticket informal old fashioned phrase exactly what you want or need …   Useful english dictionary

  • Just a Job to Do — «Just A Job To Do» Canción de Genesis álbum Genesis Publicación 3 de octubre de 1983 Grabación …   Wikipedia Español


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