In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(woman)(with masculine article in the singular) ama de casa femininehe/she is the homemaker — él es el que/ella es la que se ocupa de la casa
- The panel was an interesting mix of college students, government officers, lawyers, and homemakers.
- Mrs. Wen gave up her professional job and became a full-time homemaker.
- Most of my students are office workers, or writers, or homemakers.
- We are a group of ordinary people - professionals, homemakers, students and retirees - joined by a common concern for our environment.
- They may be stockbrokers or homemakers or public school English teachers, artists, doctors, scientists or whatever.
- Homework has also permitted women homemakers to combine housekeeping, cooking, and child rearing with wage-earning activities.
- The study found working mothers gave their children more fruit and vegetables than full-time homemakers.
- A group of Japanese homemakers approached a local farmer with the idea of making a financial commitment to the farm in exchange for fruits and vegetables grown just the way they liked.
- We encourage high school and college students, homemakers, and working professionals to get involved.
- She has a home help 15 hours a week to assist with some of the everyday jobs that most homemakers do without a thought, like making the beds and clearing the breakfast table.
- For example, men with working mothers expected to put 12 hours more a week into child care than the sons of homemakers.
- His father Gene was an electrician, and his mother Rita was a homemaker.
- His father worked at a rubber factory and his mother was a homemaker.
- Women are expected to be skilful homemakers, not professionals.
- I know plenty of intellectual men who marry secretaries or women who just want to be homemakers.
- In contrast, his wife is an unappreciated homemaker that longs for her husband's affection.
- She wrote many cookbooks, teaching homemakers cooking skills, recipes and the fun of family cooking.
- I'm a homemaker and I also own and operate a small business from my home.
- I really like being home and being a homemaker and being with our family and friends.
- The men of my extended family were all corporate executives and the women were all homemakers.
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