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    Alternate and simple term to "laid off"?

    Eg: I have lost my job. Can I say "my company laid off me from the job" ?

    Could you suggest me a simple and correct sentence?

    Thank you for your consideration.

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    Re: Alternate and simple term to "laid off"?

    Quote Originally Posted by bspkumar View Post
    Eg: I have lost my job. Can I say "my company laid off me from the job" ?

    Could you suggest me a simple and correct sentence?

    Thank you for your consideration.
    - I have lost my job!
    - What happened?
    - The company fired me.
    - Why?
    - My boss caught me red-handed?
    - What did you do?
    - Does it matter?

    - I have lost my job!!!
    - what happened?
    - I got laid-off (the company can not afford a certain amount of employees)
    - Sorry to hear that.
    Last edited by Offroad; 29-May-2009 at 07:28.


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    #3

    Re: Alternate and simple term to "laid off"?

    "My company laid off me from the job."
    I think that this sounds awkward.

    I would say: "I got laid off."
    lay sboffto stop employing sb because there is not enough work for them to do make sb redundant: 200 workers at the factory have been laid off.

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    #4

    Re: Alternate and simple term to "laid off"?

    I got the answer.

    " I got laid-off"

    Thank you Marciobarbalho and Daruma.


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    Re: Alternate and simple term to "laid off"?

    Quote Originally Posted by bspkumar View Post
    I got the answer.

    " I got laid-off"

    Thank you Marciobarbalho and Daruma.
    Wrong: laid-off
    Correct: laid off

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