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 oilfield)trabajador no calificado masculinotrabajador no cualificado masculino España
- For somebody who has grown up with the stench of oil dripping from filthy laundry, surrounded by roustabouts and crane operators, I've spent surprisingly little time on rigs.
- The bump-backs cascade down the hierarchy of skills and seniority; the roustabouts and roughnecks in lesser-skilled positions and typically of recent hire go walking.
- This was a dangerous area, but the skilled roughnecks and the roustabouts went about their business with seamless teamwork.
- Rocky Mountain House has more than tripled in population, and that doesn't include the countless oil and gas roustabouts, drilling maintenance crews, surveyors and the like.
- While there is no hardship pay for working offshore, entry-level roustabouts on the drilling rig still begin at about $30,000 per year.
- During the interior secretary's tenure in the 1980s, he jumped to more lucrative work as a pumper, roughneck, and roustabout on Wyoming's oil wells.
- The simple graphic, though it may perpetuate the hopes and expectations of unemployed roughnecks and roustabouts, masks a more complex story.
- To pay the bills, the Scott Sutherland School of Architecture graduate took a job as a North Sea roustabout, the labourer of the oil industry.
2inglés de Australia(on farm)trabajador agrícola masculinotrabajadora agrícola femeninopeón masculino América Latina
- It's the place of choice for all sorts of hard-living roustabouts who come into town to blow off a little steam after long days, weeks or even months of toil in the mines and lumber camps.
- He was a roustabout, he herded sheep, he was a streetcar motorman.
- I hear, the boss took on two new roustabouts this morning to help with the canvas crew.
- Marquez had worked in the business as a roustabout - ‘a flunky,’ he says - since he was a teenager paying his way through the Harvard of geosciences, the Colorado School of Mines.
- You never know whether you're talking to a roustabout or someone with a PhD in physical science.
3Marina(deckhand) grumete masculino(docker) estibador masculino
- A rig could be brought from Singapore or Perth and there would be opportunities for Hawke's Bay people to work on it as roustabouts and engineers.
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