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    Hello, everyone,
    if your job involves a lot of sitting at your desk in the office, can it be called "a sitting work"? Or is there a different way to put it correctly?

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    Quote Originally Posted by englishhobby View Post
    Hello, everyone,
    if your job involves a lot of sitting at your desk in the office, can it be called "a sitting work"? Or is there a different way to put it correctly?
    "sedentary"

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    Quote Originally Posted by englishhobby View Post
    Hello, everyone,
    if your job involves a lot of sitting at your desk in the office, can it be called "a sitting work"? Or is there a different way to put it correctly?
    I would probably say, "I work sitting most of the day" or sitting could be implied by saying, "I work at my desk/work station most of the day".


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    Default Re: Sitting work?

    We can also say that someone has a desk job.

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    Default Re: Sitting work?

    I have a desk job.
    I have a very sedentary job.
    My job involves a lot of sitting down.


    My job explains the size of my a*s!

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    You could also use the expression "chained to my desk", but I wouldn't say that in front of your boss ;)

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    Oh, so many ways to say it! Thank you!

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