In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1tareas domésticas femininetrabajo de la casa masculinequehaceres domésticos masculineto do the housework — hacer las tareas domésticas
- he doesn't do any housework — no hace nada en la casa
- There's only so much newsworthiness you can get out of laundry, cleaning, cooking, housework.
- She spends her days drawing, leaving Stan to tend to the kids and housework.
- My hip hurts a lot from all the train sitting and housework today.
- Even the seemingly laborious housework became enjoyable when there was no time pressure.
- In her memory, her grandma was always busy with housework from early morning.
- She also did housework for various elderly people who had her services in their homes on a regular basis.
- She had finished a 16-hour shift at work and had to do three hours of housework and everything was on top of her.
- As the only boy, I definitely got away with doing very little housework.
- Researchers in Britain have found there is no evidence that housework has any health benefits.
- There was also an improvement in satisfaction in the share-out of housework and childcare.
- Even daily activities such as general housework or playing with your kids can be a good opportunity to boost your fitness levels.
- Helen always worked hard and when she came home on weekends she helped Mother with the endless housework.
- After lunch, I have to fulfil my daily quota of three hours' housework.
- She says she goes back home with amusing anecdotes about the day - and housework doesn't take over her life.
- They spend 15 minutes longer on housework in general than men who do not own them, according to the research.
- We're generally taught that housework is a menial, even demeaning task.
- MUM Emma Langley took a clean sweep of her health after regaining her figure doing housework.
- When the question is broadened to satisfaction with job or housework, a similar pattern obtains.
- In my experience, it would seem that the biggest problem facing new mothers is not housework but a general sense of isolation.
- It pointed out that one and a half million women would have to be drafted into war industry from housework and from less essential work.
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