out of work
phrasal without regular employment ; jobless

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • out of work — {adv. phr.} Having no income producing job; unemployed. * /When too many people are out of work, it is a sign that the economy is in a recession./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out of work — {adv. phr.} Having no income producing job; unemployed. * /When too many people are out of work, it is a sign that the economy is in a recession./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out of — {prep.} 1a. From the inside to the outside of. * /John took the apple out of the bag./ * /Get out of the car!/ * /The teacher has gone out of town./ 1b. In a place away from. * /No, you can t see Mr. Jones; he is out of the office today./ * /Our… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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