hand job

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hand job slang for masturbation
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Quotations

  • George Bernard Shaw
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    “There is nothing that can be changed more completely than human nature when the job is taken in hand early enough.”
  • Bernard M. Baruch
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    “Making a success of the job at hand is the best step toward the kind you want.”

Usage

In literature:

On the other hand, if he had to go, he might as well do a good job of it.
"The Highest Treason" by Randall Garrett
It was a long, tedious job to print so many newspapers on a hand press one at a time, fold and address them.
"Land of the Burnt Thigh" by Edith Eudora Kohl
Cornwood will not get drunk when he has a heavy job of iniquity on his hands.
"Down South" by Oliver Optic
But he put up a job with the nurse who held his fate in her hands in the shape of scrap of paper.
"Mary Louise Solves a Mystery" by L. Frank Baum
Whatever job they have on hand they must hold together, or we'll get the worst of it.
"The Wreck of the Titan" by Morgan Robertson
Papa's main job was to carry water to the hands.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States from Interviews with Former Slaves, Arkansas Narratives, Part 4" by Work Projects Administration
I respectfully decline; like Job, I will put my hand upon my mouth.
"Eugenics and Other Evils" by G. K. Chesterton
On the other hand, Uncle Job would be delighted.
"Ben's Nugget" by Horatio, Jr. Alger
He's reg'lar took my job out o' my hands.
"The Young Castellan" by George Manville Fenn
If you will put that job into my hands I will do it.
"A Chosen Few" by Frank R. Stockton
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In poetry:

Whatever your job is, do it well and
conscientiously. Whatever your task
is-do it gladly, gaily, thoroughly. Do not grumble if you have to do an extra bit. Do
whatever comes to hand and take a pride in it.
"The Way You Think" by Patience Strong
Don't you give it to me; now, don't ye, don't ye, DON'T!
You think it's a put-up job; so I'll thank ye, sir, if you won't.
But hand him the stamps yourself: why, he isn't even my pal;
And, if it's a comfort to you, why, I don't intend that he shall.
"Seventy-Nine" by Francis Bret Harte

In news:

Christie signs bill barring employers from making job applicants hand over social media passwords.
"The impact of even just a handful of jobs has a very direct and indirect benefit to the total economy.".
One of the best parts of this job is when I have an opportunity to see a group of people experience the news story first-hand, especially when it also provides a chance to learn.
"People see a man with a shovel in his hand working on a job site and think he's lazy".
In this month's "Take This Job & Love It" Chelsey Anderson tried her hand at baby diapering, and it's something she's going to want to get used to.
On the one hand, you've just landed a plum job as the strength and conditioning coach of the Spurs.
ROCHESTER Even though he has lost the use of his hands, Jeff Dunlap still uses a computer in his job as resident engineer at the New York State Department of Transportation.
The hand job really arrives out of the blue.
Jobs report in hand , Obama and Romney face busy day of campaigning.
The manager and pitching coach are rooting for the veteran, but they shouldn't hand him a job unless he pitches better.
Kelly (or Ozzy), I imagine do have the money to pay for such a luxurious 'hand job.
Jobs report hands Obama mo'.
Jobs report hands Obama (more) momentum .
A handful of northern Nevada Walmart employees walked off the job today as part of a nation-wide protest.
Rookie wide receiver Stephen Hill has been learning on the job this preseason -- responsible for soaring moments, like a 32-yard catch from quarterback Mark Sanchez, and an interception when a ball slipped through his hands.
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In science:

Condor’s interface on the other hand, is based more on compute resources than instantiated jobs.
Fine-Grained Authorization for Job Execution in the Grid: Design and Implementation
While the paper did a reasonable job with data at hand, its conclusions were a bit speculative because of the limitations of the searches.
Rates and Progenitors of Type Ia Supernovae
On the other hand, I have found a 5-local positive operator made out of 2-local operators, which does the job.
Local Hamiltonians in Quantum Computation
But if one compares the total timings of 25 unequal cores to the corresponding timings on the left hand side, one sees that it takes only about 10 cores from the homogeneous cluster to do the same job.
A Simple Way to Distribute Mathematica Evaluations
Critics argued that there was no need for yet another web graphics standard since SVG was already sufficient for the job at hand.
Analysis of Using Browser-native Technology to Build Rich Internet Applications for Image Manipulation
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