I know the phrase 'on- the- job training'. But, I am confused with the use 'on job training' in the following sentence. Please explain the difference between them.

We have really turned our back on job training.

  • [turned our back on] [job training] "turn our back on" is a set phrase.
    – dan
    Commented Nov 16, 2018 at 1:52

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As Dan said, "Turned our back on" is a set phrase which means to move away from.

Job training is just training for a job, fairly self-explanatory.

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