“I have a desk job at an insurance company.”
You're at a party. Another guest at the party asks what you do. You answer.
I have a desk job at an insurance company.
Want Video and Sound? Follow us on YouTube
Talk about someone's work situation with the phrase "have a job":
Does she have a job?
When I was in college, I had a job in an ice cream shop.
He has a great job.
A "desk job" is a job in an office. It involves doing things on a computer or involving paper.
This phrase "desk job" sounds boring:
I don't want to just grow up and get a desk job in some huge corporation. I want to make a difference in the world!
An "insurance company" sells insurance, which is a kind of protection against bad events. For example, a health insurance company will pay for your medical bills if you get sick or injured. Common types of insurance include:
- health insurance
- car insurance
- homeowner's insurance
- life insurance (money that gets paid to someone's family if they die)
People talk about "insurance companies" like this:
The damn insurance company said that my policy didn't cover flood damage, so I didn't get anything.