Апресян Ю.Д. Англо-русский синонимический словарь
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Апресян Ю.Д.
Англо-русский синонимический словарь
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WORK    WORKER

где мог найти работу; 'Не would accept any employment which might be offered him' (Th. Hardy) Юн согласился бы на любую работу, которую ему предложили бы*.

Occupation обычно предполагает работу, требующую специфических зна ний " или профессиональных н а в ы - к о a-, lie looked tor occupation suited to his skill and experience on искал работы, которая соответствовала бы его квалифи кации и опыту; she came home late in the evening a iter an unavailing search for some occupation она пришла домой поздно вечером после безуспешных пои сков работы.

Примечание. Employment может упо требляться в значении ‘занятость’ в ка честве экономического термина: full em ployment полная занятость,

Ej j- См. примеры TJ.

[0] When she got work, she wouldn’t be long paying it (the debt) off-rent, grocer, and everything (S. O'Casey, 'The Jab’). There was no work to be found and so whole families were starving (E. Gaskell, 'Mary Barton'). Though Roberta conceived of this type of work as beneath her, still she was fascinated by the reports of the high wages to be paid (Th. Dreiser, ‘An American Trag edy').

His elbow’s gone all stiff and crooked, he can’t use it. He's lost his job at ihe pit over it (A. J. Cronin, ‘The Citadel'). 'If he only wanted to steady down, 1 d give him a job drivin’ the wagon,’ her husband said, but with no trace of benev olence in his voice (J. London, 'Martin Eden'). Aunt Ml I ly was violently opposed to my ‘white-collar job' (C. P. Snow, ‘Time of hope1). The boy who was taking Winterbourne's place was delighted to get a joh. He was a quick-witted youth who had been trained as an elementary-scliool teacher, and thanked Win ter bourne as if the new job had been his gift (R. Alding ton. ‘Death о/ a Hero’). I'll make her daddy give me a damned good job (J. Braine, 'Room at the Top'). And now Jean seemed to think he, Will Emery, ought to have gone on slogging away in the shop and not take the chance of an administrative job (J. Lindsay, ‘Betrayed Spring').

I was travelling for employment, and she was walking at my side, carrying the baby (Th. Hardy, ‘Tess of ihe a Urkcr-

I'iffes’). She thought that regular emntny* mcnt would hetp him to regain eonf h!i>iu‘* in himself (K- S, Prichard, ‘The Roaring Nineties').

A week afterwards she came in 0(4 evening from an unavailing search fnf some light occupation in the immedtiit# neighbourhood (Th. Hardy, ‘Tess of lit» d'Orbfunittes1). He told me ot the lluw he had spent acting as guide to CockiK'y* who wranted to see the night side of life lr| Paris; it was an occupation that appealed to his sardonic temper.. (№'. S. Maugham, ‘The Moon and Sixpence'). 'You too., wish to make money?’—‘I do, I should like an occupation’ (Ch. Bronte, ‘Juiif Eyre’).

WORKER, WORKMAN, WORKWO MAN, LABOURER, NAVVY, CRAFTS MAN, ARTISAN, HAND, амер. ROUST ABOUT, амер. OPERATIVE, MAN 'w

лоьек, живущий с обе г гае иным, преиму щественн