In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(cashier)cajero masculinecajera feminine
- The checker in Aisle 4 at the supermarket stared at me.
- I had quite a bit more sympathy for Brendan, the hapless teenaged supermarket checker, than did the author of the book.
- A series of essays from various regular Americans on love, work, and life in the United States, including a housewife and supermarket checker.
- At a recent trip to the supermarket the checker accidentally failed to me charge for some items.
1ficha feminine→ checkers
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