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nounPlural odd-job men
1hombre que hace pequeños trabajos o arreglos
- Detectives are interested in the past of their elderly odd-job man Romka.
- Now this young boy was an odd-job man for all the families living in the vicinity of his home.
- Comedy and tragedy in equal measure are to be found in a dying odd-job man's look back at the pivotal events of his life.
- But Johnny the odd-job man isn't in the driving seat these days.
- The play looks at a couple living in the English countryside whose elderly odd-job man comes under police scrutiny for long-past misdeeds.
- Doug Campbell, Jack's odd-job man, e-mailed over our responses as to who we should back in the World Cup game tomorrow.
- I've also had an expert opinion on my cat from a leading authority on Persians, who was posing as an odd-job man at my parents' house at the time.
- He also came into contact with the material later in life as an odd-job man.
- His days as an odd-job man around the north west are paying off because he is the ultimate story teller.
- Most bizarrely of all, there are three mangy odd-job men, all brothers - Larry, Darryl and, confusingly, another Darryl.
- He lived off benefits and the profits from dealing in cannabis, while telling people he was an odd-job man.
- Her husband, who lost his job in a bank 16 months ago, has turned himself into an odd-job man and Elsa, a former teacher, helps to find him work.
- One item he disagreed with was the addition of an odd-job man on the council staff.
- Every odd-job man I have had lasts a couple of weeks and then doesn't bother coming back.
- Standing outside the staid, stuffy institution of the same Tellson's mentioned above is Jerry Cruncher, the bank's odd-job man.
- Because the soldiers were so well known and friendly to the local people at times they tended to treat them as always-on-call odd-job men.
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