LanguageTool Community

<< return to list of rules

Rule "Collocation: at/on the job"

This is one of many errors that LanguageTool can detect. Visit the LanguageTool homepage to use it online or download it for free.

Description: Collocation: at/on the job
Message: The usual collocation is on the job or at work.
Category: Collocations (ID: COLLOCATIONS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • He does personal stuff at the job.
    Correction suggestion: on the job, at work
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • He does personal stuff on the job.
  • I'd like to invite you to look at the job I've posted.
Pattern: Show XML · Show in Rule Editor
Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: AT_THE_JOB [156]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-06-21 22:33:06 +0200)