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 shop)dependiente masculinedependienta feminineempleado masculine Latin Americaempleada feminine Latin America
- She is also a part-qualified accountant and trained assistant care home manager.
- Sub-managers and senior assistants flashed about the store in all directions seeking cash.
- He was the assistant manager of an art gallery in Mayfair and a clever cook.
- When a few grey curls of smoke started sliding out, a young male assistant hurried over.
- I tried talking to her to keep her calm while someone went to get the assistant manager of the club.
- We spoke to an assistant manager, but he refused to comment or give his name.
- He went to work as an administrative assistant with a legitimate arms dealer but failed to impress.
- As home care assistants work about 12 hours a week, on average, most of them are not covered by the law.
- But what about the nurses and the care assistants and the nursery workers?
- The manager called out to an assistant in the back of the shop to bring a glass of water.
- The service provides nurses, care assistants, locum doctors, teachers and social workers.
- We've got a good team, and we've got two good assistant coaches as well so they can probably take a bit of credit.
- It was truly kind of the hairdresser to come to my house with his bonny male assistant.
- The company has taken on retail managers, cashiers and assistants and is already doing a roaring trade.
- The assistant director here marshals the room, which takes one pressure off.
- I find that the assistant manager or floor supervisor is a good person to pick on in large or chain stores.
- She returned to the store and, with the help of a more sympathetic assistant, found a wig she liked.
- I used to be an assistant manager at one of the big chain stores in America.
- But when people come out of hospital, the people who look after them if they need care are home care assistants.
- We have taken over the two remaining staff and will soon have a new assistant vet and nurse.
- It will be a closed project with a full-time project manager and two full-time assistants.
- As they moved round to the main body of the pub they were seen by the assistant manager.
- I don't often have to have that many new assistants, people do tend to stop around here.
- There are also a dozen editorial assistants, three data managers and six freelance readers.
- The assistant director quit because he didn't believe that the film could be made.
- His special interest was dermatology in which he held an appointment as clinical assistant.
- All hurling team managers, their assistants and parents are asked to attend.
- The job cuts will be mainly among cash desk assistants in administrative and support departments.
- The former care assistant said the aerobics was having a positive effect on her attitude to the illness.
- After that he said his client left the education system and got a job as an assistant manager of a clothes shop in the town.
- The equally sheepish assistant fiddled with the mouse and looked blankly at the screen.
- To restart the project we had to formally request permission from the assistant director.
- Some £174,000 was found for nine new health care assistants to help ease the burden on the midwives.
- The health authorities had also withdrawn funding to provide care assistants.
- Our assistant director typed out every word spoken in the book in correct order as a reference document.
- I have a social worker, who keeps changing, and there are care assistants who help me with the handling and turning.
- Julie had to give up work as a school support assistant because she is afraid to leave her son alone in the house.
- The jobs on offer range from betting assistants to managers of off-course betting centres.
- He has years of experience as an assistant manager and is very eager to take the next step.
- He's signed other strikers and there's an assistant manager who will have his own views on things.
2(subordinate, helper)masculine ayudanteclerical assistant — empleada
- managerial assistant — ayudante de dirección
3masculine ayudante Spain Britishmasculine lector Spain Britishfeminine lectora Spain Britishauxiliar de lengua
1adjunto masculineadjunta feminine
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