maid-of-all-work


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maid-of-all-work

[ˌmeɪdəvˈɔːlˌwɜːk] Nchica f para todo
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
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A servant in a poor family should have been impudent; a maid-of-all-work would have wondered when I was going to know my own mind." The man returned with the embroidery.
When his confidential maid-of-all-work, the aged Elspeth, tried to insinuate that the whole thing might be a hoax--
Miss Cornelia disdained to reply and turned instead to Susan Baker, a grim-faced, kind-hearted elderly spinster of the Glen, who had been installed as maid-of-all-work at the little house for some weeks.
A stupid maid-of-all-work, who never thought of asking me for my name, let me in.