nine-to-fiver

nine-to-fiv·er

(nīn′tə-fī′vər)
n.
One who works regular daytime hours, as in an office.
Translations

nine-to-fiver

n (US inf) → Büroangestellte(r) mf, → Bürohengst m (pej inf)
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As you know, she''s a bit of a nine-to-fiver, but she''s spotted an opportunity for well-paid exit strategies so she can fulfil some personal dreams.
So, while I teach and love teaching, I happen to be well-suited to being a nine-to-fiver.
Why were those nine-to-fiver with no brains getting free trips to the Virgin Islands when they work their buns off day and night?
Yes, that aspiration of every nine-to-fiver to have as much of a social life as the number of hours they are chained to their desk.
As any nine-to-fiver will attest, a new paycheck brings with it a familiar sense of freedom.
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Myers, the hapless, briefcase-toting nine-to-fiver of Deb Olin Unferth's debut novel, Vacation, wonders why his wife has suddenly started coming home late from work "mussed" and "ruddy.
Take two women - one a spoiled princess and one a nine-to-fiver - and get them to switch lives for 10 days to experience how the other half lives.
Public transport simply isn't geared for anything except the nine-to-fiver and there are fewer and fewer of them.
Because, if Los Angeles is where Californians go to see and be seen, then Santa Monica is where they come to play, to relax and to generally live the kind of lifestyle a frenetic nine-to-fiver can only dream of.
It may seem a strange job for a mother but Sandra has never been your standard nine-to-fiver.
For any self-respecting nine-to-fiver, a two-month vacation sounds sweet.