Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Occupation"

The meaning of "Occupation" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa occupations?
A: An occupation is your job/work/profession. What you occupy yourself with. Even being a student can be considered an occupation, technically. But most uses refer to work & profession.
Q: O que significa occupation ?
A: an occupation is a job
Q: O que significa occupation?
A: It’s another word for Job = Trabalho
Q: O que significa occupation?
A: it means job :)
Q: O que significa what is your occupation?
A: employment position.

Example sentences using "Occupation"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com occupation.
A: thank you!!
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com occupation,profession.
A: Yes, they are very close synonyms. Occupation has a slightly more official/legal connotation.

When meeting strangers, asking about their profession is an easy way to make conversation and learn about them.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com occupation.
A: Name: Alfred Hitchcock. Occupation: Producer. Producer of what? Goosebumps.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com occupation.
A: @Eliza206 It mean two things.

1 Work/job - His official occupation was architect

2. under military control - Korean was under Japanese occupation in 1945

Synonyms of "Occupation" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre occupation e job e employment e profession ?
A: They are fairly similar in some contexts, but:

Occupation = what occupies your time.
Job = an individual piece of work or contract, or ("permanent job") an ongoing work at the same place or in the same role.
Employment is ... sort of the ongoing process of having one or more jobs to do (it's literal meaning is more or less synonymous with "use", "usage", "utilisation" ...).
Profession originally meant that you (at least potentially) were a "professor" - and that it had to be taught (again, by a professor). It's a funny word because it also sort of means that it's "what you say you are" (what you "profess" to be).
Q: Qual é a diferença entre occupation e job ?
A: Occupation can mean your career (Field of work).

Job can simply be about what you do at work.


For example:
My occupation is computer engineering.

My job is to fix computers.

Q: Qual é a diferença entre occupation e calling ?
A: Your occupation is what you are currently doing - usually your job or career.

Your calling is what you were destined to do, or what makes you the most happy, or what suits your personality the best.

"Right now I am using nursing as a temporary occupation, but my true calling is music. Someday I hope to make a living as a composer!"
Q: Qual é a diferença entre occupation e profession ?
A: Occupation - the type/field of work. It might need specialise d training, but not specialised education.

Profession - type/field if work which requires specialised education from college or university.

Example:
My dad's occupation is a fireman, but he's a lawyer by profession. I guess he prefers fighting fires that arguing with people.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre "occupation" e "work" ?
A: "What is your occupation?" Formal, but not commonly used. "What do you do for work?" A little less formal, but more common.

Translations of "Occupation"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? occupation
A: Okkupéshon
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? occupation
A: Occupation
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)?
how do you say occupation in english(us)
A: Occupation could also mean work or job
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? what is your occupation?
A: I usually say- What do you do for a living? or What do you do?

"what do you work as?" is very strange to me. I never say that.

Other questions about "Occupation"

Q: please correct me


my occupation is a pastry chef. my dream is to have my own store.


A: Sounds great!
Q: what's your occupation soa natural?
A: What do you do for work? What's your occupation sounds cold and formal, like something you'd see on a government form.
Q: What are you occupation??
soa natural?
A: What is your occupation?
Q: Which (what) occupation do you think will be the most important and why?

I want to ask this question in English, but is this question natural?
A: Wow, your english is so good!
I think that the most important occupation is doctor, because they cure and take care of the population, but in my country (Mexico) these services are very bad and expensive.
Q: What do you say my occupation is?
I'm engaged in semiconductor manufacturing. I work in a factory, I maintain and repair factory equipments. Sometimes I improve performance of them!

Thank you for reading through.
A: Semiconductor Plant Maintenance.

Or...

Semiconductor Fabrication Plant Maintenance and Repair.

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