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    Imaginary situation. For example a man without own occupation moved to the UK or US and he wants to get a job. He opens a newspaper and where does he have to look for a job? I mean what kind of category he belongs? Does anyone understand what I'm trying to say? If not I will try one more time.

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    Re: Job

    Do you mean which section of the newspaper? He would look in the "classifieds" or the "want ads."

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    Re: Job

    Some newspapers have a section called 'Situations Vacant' or 'Employment Opportunities'.

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    Re: Job

    In local newspapers in the UK, there is a whole section simply entitled "Jobs". The "Jobs" section would usually be a small part of the "Classified Ads/Classifieds" section. We don't use the phrase "Want Ads" in the UK at all.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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