19. Sick leave
Meaning: time allowed off work when sick
I just want to know who worked in my instead during my sick leave.
20. To be stuck behind a desk
Meaning: to be unhappy in an office job
I really find it a bit stressful to be stuck behind a desk.
21. To be/get stuck in a rut
Meaning: To be in a boring job that is hard to leave.
This is some sort of job where you may have to get in a rut.
22. to take early retirement
Meaning: to retire early (retire: to reach an age when you are allowed to stop working for a living)
An idea of taking early retirement sounds good if one plans to spend more time with their family.
23. temporary work
Meaning: work done for a limited time only
I am earning $40 per day but unfortunately, it’s temporary work.
24. voluntary work
Meaning: to work without pay
I got a lot of pleasure out of voluntary work at the local beach.
25. to be well paid
Meaning: to earn a good salary
I easily make ends meet as I’m well paid for my work.
26. working conditions
Meaning: the hours, salary and other entitlements that come with the job
One should take a look at working conditions before joining their job at any company.
27. To work with your hands
Meaning: to do manual work