Synonyms for odd job

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He used to cart my coals for me, and do an odd job for me here and there.

An odd job here and an odd job there still left him in want.

The father was past work, but “sometimes got an odd job to do.”

She is at the beck and call of any one who will give her an odd job to earn a meal with.

He jumps at any odd job that will bring in a few shillings to the family fund.

After our coffee we began the hunt for an odd job, and Ed talked of his hopes of finding that aunt—Mrs. Pierson.

The young bridge tender went back to his work, and Sanderson shuffled off to go at an odd job of boat-mending.

I will say this for Gar'ner, that he is as reasonable a young man, when he does an odd job, as any one I know.

For this sum a fairly good man can be got to do an ordinary day's work of nine hours in the vegetable-garden or at any odd job.

I make my living by browsing round, hunting and fishing a little, and doing an odd job now and then.