Please try to look at the dictionaries before asking for meanings.Would u plz explain these occupational expressions, because I haven't found out their exact meanings. How much have you really tried to use dictionaries?
1- dead stock MoneyGlossary.com: Dead Stock
2- light reading/literature "light" = not serious "reading/literature" = books
3- a fresh water sailor someone who does not take risks.
4- be for a high jump is for the high jump - definition of is for the high jump by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.
5- a high-powered salesman high-powered = very powerful saleman = someone whose business is to sell.
6- sorry bargain sorry = Cambridge Dictionaries Online - Cambridge University Press
bargain = Cambridge Dictionaries Online - Cambridge University Press
7- a party line party line - OneLook Dictionary Search
8- bed and breakfast bed and breakfast - OneLook Dictionary Search
9- fire and sword
10- power and shot powder and shot powder and shot - OneLook Dictionary Search
11- stocks and shares stocks and shares - OneLook Dictionary Search
12- a run of -the-mill-job run of the mill - OneLook Dictionary Search
13- an armchair job a job that is done easily.
14- back starirs gossip backstair - OneLook Dictionary Search
15- boat train boat train - OneLook Dictionary Search
16- born-sailor a born sailor is someone who finds it easy to learn to sail.
thanks for your help.
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