In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(staff) residentea live-in maid — una empleada / chica con cama
- she has a live-in lover — su amante vive con ella
- Most of our employees are live-in since we started the project against the corrupt officials.
- Employing a live-in servant was particularly important to distinguish the white-collar group, including civil servants, from that of the working class in Belgium.
- ‘She is like my daughter,’ say the owners of a live-in servant, who works up to 18 hours a day.
- Her two brothers worked at a Spanish construction company and knew a friendly family who needed a live-in maid.
- It is surely part of their distinction, too, to have adapted to a live-in photographer with apparent ease and even grace.
- Goldwater and his siblings grew up with a nurse, chauffeur and live-in maid.
- Employers with live-in domestic workers could deduct 10 percent for accommodation, but only if it complied with the minimum standards set.
- The live-in maid was always called Miss Rix, as my mother did not like the use of Christian names.
- She employs a live-in maid, but otherwise lives alone.
- It was not possible to select a random sample of live-in workers at each holiday centre due to difficulties in constructing a complete sampling frame of the target population.
- In the two neighbourhoods surveyed, out of the 750 households on which information was gathered, thirty employed a live-in foreign domestic worker.
- Substantial midday dinners and high teas were handed through the serving hatch by Jenny, my mother's live-in cook and general maid.
- The Livermores purchased a home and hired a live-in servant to handle their domestic chores.
- Chapter 3 discusses agricultural workers hired as live-in servants and focuses on the East Riding of Yorkshire, one of the few places where the practice survived through the nineteenth century.
- We should know a little about her, because that might spark the story and direct the plot, so let's say she is an orphan who lives with her aunt, who treats her as a live-in servant.
- Two weeks ago I decided, after numerous cardiac events, to take my live-in doctor's advice and cut caffeine out of my diet.
- For toddler Tania, a live-in maid from Pakistan was airlifted.
- Once my mother asked me if I would mind spending the weekend helping my memaw around her house as her live-in nurse had to take off for the weekend for personal reasons.
- Most vulnerable of all are live-in servants, isolated in their employers' homes.
- Instead, she practised at home with a live-in teacher.
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