Definition of Do a job on
1. Verb. Destroy completely or make ugly or useless. "The seamstress did a job on my wedding gown"
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Literary usage of Do a job on
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1. The Life and Letters of Sir George Savile, Bart., First Marquis of Halifax &c by Helen Charlotte Foxcroft (1898)
"3 Said hee saw hee was now brought to Court to do a Job on purpose to ruine him. Sr J Forbes did well to go to somebody else for reasons against the signing ..."
2. Travels in the Central Caucasus and Bashan: Including Visits to Ararat and by Douglas William Freshfield (1869)
"... who were naturally anxious to do a job on the way by protecting us. They were fine raw material—active fellows and splendid walkers, unencumbered by any ..."
3. Selling Used Books Online: The Complete Guide to Bookselling at Amazon's by Stephen Windwalker (2002)
"... transparent that a few disgruntled customers can really do a job on the reputation of any online business, and the same is true for online bookselling. ..."
4. Challenging Horizons: Qantas 1939-1954 by John Gunn (1987)
"If BO AC and QEA cannot secure the required aircraft and do a job on the England-Australia route, then someone else will . . . 2 Concurrently with the new ..."
5. Cassier's Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02877163] (1896)
"... only brief reference can be made and which may be summed up roughly by saying that it costs more, usually, to prepare to do a job on the milling machine ..."
6. Yearbook by American Institute of Accountants (1914)
"... to do a job on which now he would be ashamed to spend more than six or seven hours. In the summer of 1907 he secured a position in the office of one of ..."