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apply for a job

This page is about the collocation apply for a job

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to ask to be considered for a job you'd like to get

For example

  • Have you applied for any jobs this week?

  • Those jobs are really hard to get because so many people apply for them.

Note:
Similar collocations include "apply for a position" and "apply for a post"

Quick Quiz

If you've applied for a job, you're trying to

a. find someone to do it

b. do it better

c. get it

Contributor: Matt Errey