Work and employment related

stint
(n)
Meaning

short period of work

1st Sample Sentence

After completing my master's, I did a stint at a local company, then succeeded in obtaining a position at a company in London.

Mnemonics

STINT rhymes with EXTINCT, and whatever got extinct, were here for short period of time.

stint
(v)
Meaning

be thrifty and sparing with something; to use something sparingly

1st Sample Sentence

While cooking for her husband, she does not stint in her use of spices, since she knows he likes his food hot.

Mnemonics

STINT rhymes with EXTINCT, and whatever got extinct, were here for short period of time.

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