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01. Chris and his band have a regular [gig] in a local pub.
02. His [gig] fell through, so he's been busking on the streets.
03. He was always a funny guy at school, and now he supports himself by doing [gigs] in comedy clubs across North America.
04. He got a [gig] at a pizza shop, washing dishes for a couple of weeks while the regular dishwasher is on vacation.
05. Penelope's band usually takes in about $500 for a three-hour [gig] in a nightclub.
06. The Beatles played their last public [gig] on the roof of the Abbey Road studio in January 1969.
07. Alex's band played a [gig] at a local pub in return for food and all the beer they could drink.
08. Our manager has arranged [gigs] for us around town on every Friday and Saturday night for the next three months.
09. A number of legendary rock bands have joined together to perform at a [gig] to raise money for victims of the earthquake.
10. The highlight of his brief career came when he [gigged] on stage with Carlos Santana at an outdoor rock festival.
11. In 1977, the Rolling Stones did a couple of surprise [gigs] at a small club in Toronto called the El Mocambo.
12. The band has a group of young women who follow them around to every [gig] they play.
13. Their band is really hot; they're getting [gigs] at the best clubs in town.
14. Kent has found himself a good [gig] as a waiter in a fancy restaurant where the tips are excellent.

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  • gig — GIG, giguri, s.n. Val mare de pânză. – magh. vég. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DLRM  GIG, giguri, s.n. Ambarcaţie sportivă cu scaune rulante, folosită la învăţarea canotajului. – Din engl. gig. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98 … …   Dicționar Român

  • gig — gig1 [gig] n. [ME gigge, whirligig, prob. < Scand, as in Dan gig, whirling object, top, Norw dial. giga, to shake, totter < IE * gheigh < base * ghei , to gape > GAPE, GIGGLE] 1. a light, two wheeled, open carriage drawn by one horse… …   English World dictionary

  • Gig — Gig, n. [Cf. Icel. g[imac]gja fiddle, MHG. g[imac]ge, G. geige, Icel. geiga to take a wrong direction, rove at random, and E. jig.] 1. A top or whirligig; any little thing that is whirled round in play. [1913 Webster] Thou disputest like an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gig — ist die Abkürzung für: Flughafen Rio de Janeiro Antônio Carlos Jobim in Brasilien als IATA Code Global Information Grid Gesellschaft für internationale Geldgeschichte, eine gemeinnützige Forschungsgesellschaft, gegründet 1965 GiG Records, ein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • GIG — ist die Abkürzung für: Flughafen Rio de Janeiro Antônio Carlos Jobim in Brasilien als IATA Code Global Information Grid Gesellschaft für internationale Geldgeschichte, eine gemeinnützige Forschungsgesellschaft, gegründet 1965 Gesellschaft für… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • GiG — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Gig, un concert pirate de la chanteuse Bjork ; Gig, abréviation qui signifie familièrement un gigaoctets, soit 1 milliard d octets le plus souvent.… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • GIG — ⇒GIG, subst. masc. A. Vx. Cabriolet bourgeois à deux roues; voiture de chasse. (Ds LITTRÉ et Lar. 19e 20e). B. Rare. Barque légère à fond plat et aux extrémités en pointe, avançant au moyen d avirons et d une voile, utilisée en Angleterre par les …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • gig — ⇒GIG, subst. masc. A. Vx. Cabriolet bourgeois à deux roues; voiture de chasse. (Ds LITTRÉ et Lar. 19e 20e). B. Rare. Barque légère à fond plat et aux extrémités en pointe, avançant au moyen d avirons et d une voile, utilisée en Angleterre par les …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • gig — [gɪg] noun [countable] informal 1. JOBS a job, especially one that does not last for a long time: • Working for a TV show is a pretty good gig. 2. COMPUTING a gigabyte: • a 2 gig memory …   Financial and business terms

  • Gig — Sf Ruderboot des Kapitäns per. Wortschatz fach. (19. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus ne. gig leichtes Boot , das auch leichter Wagen bedeuten kann. Weitere Herkunft unklar.    Ebenso nndl. gig, ne. gig, nfrz. gig, giek, nschw. gigg, nnorw. gigg. ✎… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache