It's more than my job's worth.

It's more than my job's worth.
British & Australian, informal something that you say in order to tell someone that you cannot do what they want you to do because you would lose your job if you did.

I'm sorry, but it'd be more than my job's worth to take any money from you.


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  • more than your job's worth (to do something) — more than your ˈjob s worth (to do sth) idiom (BrE, informal) not worth doing because it is against the rules or because it might cause you to lose your job • It s more than my job s worth to let you in without a ticket. see also ↑j …   Useful english dictionary

  • it's more than my job's worth — UK ► used for telling someone that you cannot do something because you would lose your job if someone discovered you had done it: »It s more than my job s worth to let you into the building after hours. Main Entry: ↑job …   Financial and business terms

  • it's more than my job's worth — it’s more than my job’s worth british often humorous phrase used for saying that you will not do something because you would lose your job if you did it Thesaurus: to not act, or to not do somethingsynonym Main entry: job …   Useful english dictionary

  • it's more than my job's worth — British often humorous used for saying that you will not do something because you would lose your job if you did it …   English 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

  • job — ▪ I. job job 1 [dʒɒb ǁ dʒɑːb] noun [countable] 1. JOBS the regular paid work that you do for an employer: • What job do you do? • I ve applied for a job with the BBC. • 1,200 employees could lose their jobs …   Financial and business terms

  • job */*/*/ — UK [dʒɒb] / US [dʒɑb] noun Word forms job : singular job plural jobs Talking or writing about jobs: general job what you do regularly to earn money, especially what you do for a particular company or person. A full time job is a job that you do… …   English dictionary

  • job — noun WORK 1 (C) the regular paid work that you do for an employer: get/find a job (as sth): Eventually, Mary got a job as a waitress. | take a job (=accept a job that is offered to you): I was so desperate that I took the first job that came… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Job interview — Oakland, California. Hanging Around. The total time spent in actual interviews while hunting a job takes only a small part of the day; unwilling to go home these youths spend most of their day hanging around and talking with other job hunters.… …   Wikipedia

  • worth — 1 preposition 1 be worth to have a value in money: How much is the ring worth? | be worth 10/$500 etc: The picture is worth about two thousand pounds. | be worth a lot informal (=be worth a lot of money) | be worth nothing/not be worth anything:… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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