He is an out-of-work actor, seeking a part-time job.
Millions were out of work.
His father, a ship's carpenter, was frequently out of work owing to illness and the decline of his trade, and his mother had to go out to work soon after her son was horn.
Cars replaced horses; did the stable boys remain out of work?
The chief seat of the woollen industry now is the Punjab, where a considerable number of weavers, thrown out of work by the decline of the shawl industry, have taken to carpet-making.