In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in UK)profesor encargado de un house
2(in UK)profesor encargado de una residencia en un colegio
- She encourages him to soften his attitude, and he becomes a housemaster.
- From the age of 11, I went to a boarding school in Hampshire, where I kicked against my housemaster rather than my father.
- I've done as little gardening as possible since I was a boy because my housemaster used to punish my transgressions by making me go and spend hours weeding his garden.
- As the stock representative of authority in the building, our housemaster never really stood a chance.
- He was employed there as a housemaster from January 1993 to August 1996 and occupied the school house as a pre-requisite of the post.
- He was also a pupil and then housemaster at the Roman Catholic boys' school attached to the abbey and run by the Benedictines.
- They opted to stay on at their own expense for nearly a year after Mr Williams's employment as housemaster ceased.
- My housemaster talked me out of this by explaining that I would have a fantastic time at college, plus my father (a serving officer) warned me that I didn't have the necessary self-discipline to make it in the Army!
- He went into chemistry, left New Plymouth in 1946, and returned in 1952 to take up a post at his old school as housemaster and teacher.
- He's the kind of avuncular, gentle character who could be the beloved housemaster in Harry Potter's Gryffindor house.
- They had to report to the housemaster about meting out punishment.
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