Translation of workman in Spanish:


obrero, n.

Pronunciation /ˈwərkmən//ˈwəːkmən/

nounPlural workmen

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    obrero masculine
    we've got (the) workmen in at the moment en este momento tenemos obreros en casa
    • he's a good workman trabaja bien
    • The directory even lists hourly rates charged by the workmen - a big bonus if you're on a tight budget.
    • Town councillors claim workmen continued with the removal even after being warned that they were taking away new crosses.
    • Staff were faced with a huge mopping-up operation and workmen were called in to repair the roof.
    • The leaks may have been caused by bad workmanship or by movement caused by workmen on the roof doing maintenance.
    • According to residents no workmen had been seen working there since last week, but they were told to expect them back next Monday.
    • He is in receipt of workmen's compensation and has additional income from occasional employment.
    • We spent a fair bit of time up there on the roof, measuring this and that, and my father was explaining how he wanted things done to his workmen.
    • Shipwrights now required a labour force of workmen with a different set of skills who could saw to length and fit a ship together according to plan.
    • Most of the excavation work will be on the verges but traffic management systems will be in operation on the roads to protect workmen.
    • One by one the quarries closed and the workmen were forced to find other employment.
    • The employer, notionally, gives the workman an unshaped plank of wood, and receives in return a plank that has been sawn and nailed.
    • Most claims by workmen against their employers are paid for by a trade union.
    • Fairly accurate records were kept of the hours spent by the various workmen employed on the project.
    • The council argue they have been working hard to resolve the issue but Charlotte is refusing to let workmen access the property to repair the damage.
    • One can readily understand an indemnity against claims brought by workmen in respect of plant or tools belonging to the workmen.
    • We believe that it is okay to charge for healing based on the doctrine, ‘The workman is worthy of his hire.’
    • The centre is closed temporarily while workmen carry out major work including the installation of a lift.
    • The tide had reached the ship, and now the workmen labouring about the hull were ankle deep in water.
    • Even today workmen in Coldstones Quarry occasionally cut through old mining levels.
    • The workmen are believed to have been employed by North Yorkshire County Council.