hire a (job title)

When you ask a professional to do a service for you, you "hire" them. For example, you can:

  • hire an electrician
  • hire an accountant
  • hire a lawyer
  • hire a graphic designer

This is the same word that we use for giving a job to a full-time employee.

However, there are some professionals that you don't 'hire'. For example, we don't say "hire a doctor".

This phrase appears in these lessons: