fall down on the job (to)


fall down on the job (to)
 Fail at one’s responsibilities.

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • fall down on the job — to do a job badly The people who are supposed to be keeping the city clean have been falling down on the job. • • • Main Entry: ↑fall fall down on the job see ↑fall, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑job …   Useful english dictionary

  • fall down on the job — {v. phr.}, {informal} To fail to work well. * /The boss was disappointed when his workers fell down on the job./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fall down on the job — {v. phr.}, {informal} To fail to work well. * /The boss was disappointed when his workers fell down on the job./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fall down on the job — to fail to do something that you should do. The armed forces will take over if the local authorities fall down on the job …   New idioms dictionary

  • fall\ down\ on\ the\ job — v. phr. informal To fail to work well. The boss was disappointed when his workers fell down on the job …   Словарь американских идиом

  • fall down — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms fall down : present tense I/you/we/they fall down he/she/it falls down present participle falling down past tense fell down past participle fallen down 1) same as fall I, 1), b) I fell down and hurt my knee …   English dictionary

  • fall down — intransitive verb Date: 1873 to fail to meet expectations or requirements < fell down on the job > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • job — W1S1 [dʒɔb US dʒa:b] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(work)¦ 2¦(duty)¦ 3¦(something you must do)¦ 4 on the job 5 I m only/just doing my job 6 it s more than my job s worth 7 do the job 8 have a job doing something/have a job to do something 9 do a job on… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fall — fall1 [ fɔl ] (past tense fell [ fel ] ; past participle fall|en [ fɔlən ] ) verb intransitive *** ▸ 1 move downward quickly ▸ 2 become lower in amount ▸ 3 change to another state ▸ 4 lose power/control ▸ 5 hang down ▸ 6 belong to group/activity… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fall — 1 verb, past tense fell past participle fallen 1 MOVE DOWNWARDS (I) to move downwards from a higher position to a lower position: The rain had started falling again. (+out of/from/on): Wyatt fell from a second floor window. (+down): I m always… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English