In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Maybe I'll be a bricklayer, but at least I'll be doing something I want to do.
- What happened was a skilled bricklayer simply laid another brick, with mortar applied, onto a growing wall.
- The structure was subsequently built by the London bricklayer and the plasterer.
- Good bricklayers are highly skilled craftspeople.
- By comparison, the rate for a bricklayer was almost four shillings a day.
- From all accounts, they are still used by Italian bricklayers and others in the building trades.
- Some urban Kurds work as bricklayers, butchers, cattle dealers, and small traders.
- Some future school construction workers will be saved the awful fate of the bricklayer I saw die.
- After leaving school at 16 he trained as a bricklayer and plasterer.
- But learning to ride a wave requires a methodical bricklayer's approach.
- Strikes by bricklayers have also accelerated the trend, as builders seek ways to ensure construction completion dates.
- The Air Service shipped some 3,000 carpenters, bricklayers, and laborers to England to prepare these facilities.
- One of them told us, ‘If that's art, hereafter I'm a bricklayer.’
- He was a keen bricklayer and built a treble garage with a pitched roof and cavity walls.
- Items recorded in the journals included wages paid to carpenters, bricklayers and other construction workers.
- A bricklayer may use muriatic acid to clean up floor surfaces when he completes the floor.
- Those who were the most likely beneficiaries - bricklayers, painters, laborers - voted heavily in favor.
- It's still cheaper to use bricklayers but prefabricated is now an option.
- Once the bricklayer and mason contractor leave the job, it is important to protect the completed masonry.
- He was born in Lebanon, New Hampshire, and began his working life as a bricklayer.
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