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    Question Steady job or Stable job?

    What is the difference between steady job and stable job? What is the correct usage? Please can you explain Sir.

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    #2

    Re: Steady job or Stable job?

    Quote Originally Posted by Lalrinpuia View Post
    What is the difference between a steady job and a stable job? What is the correct usage? Please can you explain? Sir.
    Welcome to the forum.

    1. Did you look up "steady" and "stable" in a good dictionary? What definitions have you found?

    2. Are you asking about the correct usage of "steady", "stable", "steady job" or "stable job"?

    3. Please don't refer to everyone here as "Sir". It's overly formal and it suggests that you think we are all male. We are not.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Steady job or Stable job?

    Lalrinpuia, I think you're the first Indian citizen on the forum whose native language is Mongolian!

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    Re: Steady job or Stable job?

    Quote Originally Posted by Lalrinpuia View Post
    What is the difference between a steady job and a stable job? What is the correct usage?
    I have never heard of a stable job before. Have you seen some examples of each word's usage? Could you post some?
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    #5

    Re: Steady job or Stable job?

    Steady job sounds more natural to me.

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    #6

    Re: Steady job or Stable job?

    If you're talking about having regular work, you can use steady job.

    Don't use stable job.

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    #7

    Re: Steady job or Stable job?

    (Unless you're a groom at a stud farm.)

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    #8

    Re: Steady job or Stable job?

    Bob: I've got a stable job.
    Ted: Yeah, what do you do?
    Bob: I clean up after the horses.
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