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    Default Job somebody trained for

    Hello,

    I wonder if the phrase in bold sounds idiomatic to a native speaker's ears. I created some context for it:


    - How long has X been out of work?
    - About eight months. Sounds quite a long time, but the problem is that X can't find the job he trained for.

    Thank you!

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    Most people don't train for one specific job. They train in a specific field. I would probably say "He can't find a job in the field/area he trained for/in".
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Thanks, emsr2d2!

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    Instead of making a new post just to say 'Thanks', Verona, just click on 'Thank for this post'. It saves your time and ours.

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