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Am I understanding this sentence correctly

 
 
jjddom
 
Reply Mon 9 Jun, 2014 12:54 pm
If someone is claiming:
"Your current job with the government will be a permanent job for you",

Does this person claiming that I am guaranteed to work for the government in my current position until the day I retire, if this is what I want to do?

NOTE: My current job at government is already a permanent position, so obviously the person is not saying that my current job will become a permanent job

thanks
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dalehileman
 
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Reply Mon 9 Jun, 2014 01:50 pm
@jjddom,
We'd have to know the circumstances, Jjd. Evidently his statement is apodictic if not tautological
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roger
 
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Reply Mon 9 Jun, 2014 03:55 pm
@jjddom,
I believe it means the job will be permanent, as opposed to one that is designated as temporary.

Your understanding of the statement is reasonable considering the wording, but we all understand that there are no jobs guaranteed till you retire. If someone tells you this, you do not have a lifetime employment contract.
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