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    in the job vs on the job

    Both possible? Any difference?

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    Re: in the job vs on the job

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    Both possible? Any difference?
    Put them into sentences as you would use them.

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    Re: in the job vs on the job

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    Put them into sentences as you would use them.
    "Training is done on the job" ( as part of my job)

    "I don't drink in the jod"

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    Re: in the job vs on the job

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    "Training is done on the job" ( as part of my job)

    "I don't drink in the jod"
    Yes, "on the job training" is a common expression, but "I don't drink in the job" is not. Do you mean that you don't drink at work?

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    Re: in the job vs on the job

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    Yes, "on the job training" is a common expression, but "I don't drink in the job" is not. Do you mean that you don't drink at work?
    Yes. That's what I meant. Do we ever say "in the job"?

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    #6

    Re: in the job vs on the job

    "I donīt drink on the job" is correct.

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    Re: in the job vs on the job

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    "I donīt drink on the job" is correct.

    When do we say "in the job"?

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    Re: in the job vs on the job

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    When do we say "in the job"?
    "The work is hard in the job I do". For example.

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    Re: in the job vs on the job

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    "The work is hard in the job I do". For example.
    Is there any rule for that? Can I say "the work is hard on the job"?

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    Re: in the job vs on the job

    Most things that mean "while I am at work" will be "on the job."
    You can't drink on the job. I got on-the-job training. Etc.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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