In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- At a job fair on Sunday, one firm was employing men housekeepers only and offering high remuneration.
- In a scheme being piloted for the first time outside London, affluent city workers can employ Filipino housekeepers, who combine nannying skills with domestic service.
- He is a bachelor so he might want to employ a housekeeper and a gardener, but that's up to him.
- Even without abuse per se, long hours of isolated, physically exhausting domestic labor for live-in nannies, cooks and housekeepers can extend beyond what most employees would tolerate.
- He had taken Spanish in high school and also learned a lot from the Hispanic housekeepers his family had employed throughout the years.
- In the towns, people work as street vendors, in the construction industry, as maids and housekeepers, or as plumbers, electricians, or carpenters.
- The owner fled the scene before police arrived, leaving the housekeeper and the girls inside their rooms.
- Critics from both the right and the left accuse middle-class women of neglecting their children and exploiting the immigrant women they employ as nannies and housekeepers.
- In other cases, women answered advertisements by foreign tour operators or employment agencies looking for au pairs, models, housekeepers and waitresses.
- In this Golden Age, the heroes were neither cops nor outlaws, doctors nor housekeepers, ranch-owners nor lawyers, spies nor mafia hoods.
- People with occupational exposure to latex include medical professionals, housekeepers, tire manufacturers, and latex industry workers.
- The striking workers include part-time housekeepers, cooks, ticket takers, ushers, bartenders, concession workers, servers, and conversion and ice crews.
- This includes approximately 75,000 workers who serve the rich and very rich in such jobs as limousine drivers, nannies, housekeepers, waiters and bellhops.
- Although she has the support of doctors, nurses and housekeepers, the former First Lady oversees her husband's care, despite the effect it has on her own health.
- They will include chefs, housekeepers and waiters as well as business owners.
- She manages with a part-time housekeeper, Helen, who moves in full time if she is away.
- Similarly, women in domestic service as housekeepers or parlour maids had to make a choice between work and marriage.
- Personal staff costs - for two butlers, a valet, four chefs, two chauffeurs, eight housekeepers, eight gardeners and a secretariat - are probably another £1m.
- Then rent a fully staffed luxury villa in Mallorca that comes with a butler, chef, housekeeper, maid and gardener.
- During the fall and winter, cooks, housekeepers, and other attendants saw to the owners' needs.
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