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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 odd job
 零工

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Job n.
 1. A sudden thrust or stab; a jab.
 2. A piece of chance or occasional work; any definite work undertaken in gross for a fixed price; as, he did the job for a thousand dollars.
 3. A public transaction done for private profit; something performed ostensibly as a part of official duty, but really for private gain; a corrupt official business.
 4. Any affair or event which affects one, whether fortunately or unfortunately. [Colloq.]
 5. A situation or opportunity of work; as, he lost his job. [Colloq.]
 Note:Job is used adjectively to signify doing jobs, used for jobs, or let on hire to do jobs; as, job printer; job master; job horse; job wagon, etc.
 By the job, at a stipulated sum for the work, or for each piece of work done; -- distinguished from time work; as, the house was built by the job.
 Job lot, a quantity of goods, usually miscellaneous, sold out of the regular course of trade, at a certain price for the whole; as, these articles were included in a job lot.
 Job master, one who lest out horses and carriages for hire, as for family use. [Eng.]
 Job printer, one who does miscellaneous printing, esp. circulars, cards, billheads, etc.
 Odd job, miscellaneous work of a petty kind; occasional work, of various kinds, or for various people.
 to do a job on, to harm badly or destroy. [slang]
 on the job, alert; performing a responsibility well. [slang]