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  • Cleanup hitter ( A baseball expression meaning a batter who comes in to solve a problem )
  • Conectile dysfunction
  • Daily grind ( the daily routine of a dull or boring job )
  • Doing a sterling job
  • Don't give up the day job
  • Down to the last out ( A baseball expression meaning to have one last chance )
  • Ducks on a pond ( A baseball expression meaning having runners in scoring position )
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Fall down on the job
  • Fit for purpose
  • Foot in the bucket ( A baseball expression meaning to act timidly or cowardly )
  • Form follows function
  • General purpose
  • Ground ball ( A baseball expression meaning a prosaic or ordinary accomplishment )
  • Hand job
  • Hatchet job
  • Hazards of the job
  • Heavy hitter ( A baseball expression meaning a powerful or commanding person )
  • Higher purpose
  • Hold down a job
  • I'm only doing my job
  • If a job is worth doing it is worth doing well
  • Inside job
  • It's a dirty job, but somebody has to do it ( A catchphrase from Nick Stone In Tightrope )
  • It's a family affair
  • Just the job
  • Kick in
  • Knock the cover off the ball ( A baseball expression meaning succeed beyond expectation )
  • Lie down on the job
  • Major league ( A baseball expression meaning at the top rank )
  • Make a good job of it
  • Make the best of a bad job
  • Ninth inning ( A baseball expression meaning an event or process is near the end )
  • No job too small
  • Not fit for purpose
  • On deck ( A baseball expression meaning next in line )
  • On the job
  • On the job training
  • Pitch a shutout ( A baseball expression meaning not allowing an opponent any wins )
  • Play hardball ( A baseball expression meaning to be or act tough or aggressive )
  • Play softball ( A baseball expression meaning to ask easy questions )
  • Put-up job
  • Quality is job one ( Ford Cars advertising slogan )
  • Right off the bat ( A baseball expression meaning immediately without delay )
  • Role model
  • Rush job
  • Seriously though, he's doing a grand job ( A catchphrase from David Frost )
  • Snow job
  • Strike out swinging ( A baseball expression meaning to fail while giving it your best effort )
  • Swing by ( slang expression meaning drop in for a visit )
  • Swing for the fences ( A baseball expression meaning try for a substantial gain )
  • Take cuts at someone ( A baseball expression meaning taking a verbal swing or striking a blow at a reputation )
  • The Italian Job ( Michael Caine movie )
  • The Thomas Crown Affair ( Steve McQueen movie )
  • The patience of Job
  • The right man for the job
  • The right tool for the job
  • The right tools for the job
  • The toughest job you'll ever love ( United States Peace Corps advertising slogan )
  • Throw a beanball ( A baseball expression meaning to attack an opponent by aiming at their head )
  • To make that tough job easier - you deserve M&M candy ( M&Ms advertising slogan )
  • Took the collar ( A baseball expression meaning failing to get any hits )
  • Wardrobe malfunction ( when an item of clothing slips out of place to expose part of the body - typically a woman's breast )
  • You were only supposed to blow the bloody doors off! ( line from the Michael Caine movie The Italian Job )

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