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Can anyone please tell me if I should use a or it in the following sentence?

Here's my sentence:

For years, I have been searching for a good job but after years have passed I still have not found it.

or

For years, I have been searching for a good job but after years have passed I still have not found a good job.

I think it is wrong.

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    Are you asking about the difference between "I still have not found it." and "I still have not found a good job." or about whether you can say "I still have not found it good job"? – stangdon May 31 '18 at 16:12
  • @stangdon Hi I want to know in that sentence if I should say "I still haven't found a good job" or "I still haven't found it". I think "it" sounds wrong. I know I can say "I still haven't one." But my question is between the above two, which one is correct? – user254288 May 31 '18 at 16:18
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    Since you used the indefinite article when you first specified what you've been searching for (a good job), the implication is that there are many potential good jobs that might suit you. So you should say I still have not found one, not it. Because you presumably only want one good job, you should say that. If you were talking about something you might want several of, it would be I've been searching for good clothes, [plural] but I haven't been able to find any. – FumbleFingers Reinstate Monica May 31 '18 at 16:19
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    It is perfectly grammatically correct and sounds fine to this US English speaker; it is just a reference to the a thing you were talking about earlier ("a good job"). But as FumbleFingers says, it might be more fluent to say one, since you're not talking about a specific job. – stangdon May 31 '18 at 16:21
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    @user254288: I still have not found a good job is "grammatical", but it's hopelessly non-idiomatic in your exact context to repeat a good job like that in a single sentence. – FumbleFingers Reinstate Monica May 31 '18 at 16:25
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You could say

I've been searching for my dream job but still haven't found it.

or

I've been searching for a job where unpaid overtime isn't expected, but it's hard to find one in this industry.

or

I've been searching for jobs in that city which are a decent match for my skills and experience but I haven't found any yet.

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