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    "as" vs "of"

    Could someone please tell me which one is correct to say? I think when you want to say what someone's job is, you use "as". But when you want to say that you are doing a job of someone else for a short period of time you use "of". Please tell me if I am right about the grammatical thing.

    I am doing a job as an add. finance manager. OR I am doing a job of an add. finance manager.

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    Re: "as" vs "of"

    Quote Originally Posted by asad hussain View Post
    Could someone please tell me which one is correct to say? I think when you want to say what someone's job is, you use "as". But when you want to say that you are doing a job of someone else for a short period of time you use "of". Please tell me if I am right about the grammatical thing.

    I am doing a job as an add. finance manager. OR I am doing a job of an add. finance manager.
    But as and of don't do all the work: 'a job as' but 'the job of':

    I am doing a job as an add. finance manager. (This would be better in most cases as 'I am working as...')

    I am doing the job of an add. finance manager.

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    Last edited by BobK; 23-Dec-2006 at 17:41. Reason: Tweaked format

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