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1au pair masculinebefore noun au pair girl — chica au pair feminine
- ‘Nannies and au pairs don't have the same authority as you, and you need to keep close to adolescent changes, ‘she said.’
- In other cases, women answered advertisements by foreign tour operators or employment agencies looking for au pairs, models, housekeepers and waitresses.
- A non-commercial association of agencies within the UK working to ensure a high standard of services to families and au pairs.
- Every woman boss depends on au pairs, nannies, cleaners, cooks and women who do the ironing.
- I wandered along the landing and there at the bottom, because I had a little baby then, were our two Spanish au pairs.
- As more women have sought full-time careers, various alternative forms of domestic assistance have developed, consisting of armies of contract cleaners, childminders, nannies and au pairs.
- The number of women employing au pairs, window cleaners and gardeners has increased by only 7.9 per cent in the past five years.
- One day, you see a want ad in your local newspaper: ‘Agency seeking young women to work as au pairs.’
- Although au pairs are legally allowed to work 25 hours a week, Jana found herself rather busier than that.
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