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    What doen'st go? and why?

    1) . get progress ?
    . get a promotion?
    . get the sack ?
    . get a nine-to-five job?


    2) . earn a bonus ?
    . earn a part-time job?
    . earn a money?
    . earn a thousand?

    3) . do research ?
    . do a mistake?
    . do a job?
    . do your best?

    4) . take a pension ?
    . take time off?
    . take early retirement?
    . take a break?

    5) . work flexitime ?
    . work anti-social hours?
    . work overtime ?
    . work an office job?


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    Re: Question

    What are your answers?


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    1) get a nine-to-five job

    2) earn a part-time job?

    3) do a mistake

    4) take a pension

    5) work an office job

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    Re: Question

    Quote Originally Posted by Mauricio67 View Post
    1) get a nine-to-five job

    2) earn a part-time job?

    3) do a mistake

    4) take a pension

    5) work an office job
    Why (did you choose those ones)?


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    Comparing to the other choices:

    1) with types of job , I would only use "to have", not " to get"
    2) the same as above
    3) make a mistake, as to make is used as to "perform"
    4) take a pension sounds " bad" to me.
    5) work in, not work an

    Please correct me !!!

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    Re: Question

    1)
    . get progress <make>
    . get a promotion
    . get the sack
    . get a nine-to-five job


    2)
    . earn a bonus <Cf. get a bonus>
    . earn a part-time job
    . earn a money <non-count>
    . earn a thousand

    3)
    . do research
    . do a mistake <make>
    . do a job
    . do your best

    4)
    . take a pension <receive, get>
    . take time off
    . take early retirement
    . take a break

    5)
    . work flexitime
    . work anti-social hours <Click here>
    . work overtime
    . work an office job <Colloquial. Click here >


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    I made a mistake:

    . earn a bonus ?
    . earn a part-time job?
    . earn money?
    . earn a thousand?


    Which is wrong now?

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    . earn a part-time job <get>

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