shopgirl


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shopgirl

(ˈʃɒpɡɜːl)
n
(Professions) old-fashioned Brit a female shop assistant
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shopgirl

[ˈʃɒpgɜːl] N (Brit) → dependienta f, empleada f (de una tienda) (LAm)
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The man's really delightful (if he'd cut his nails), and the woman has quite a fine face, only she dresses, of course, in a potato sack, and wears her hair like a Liberty shopgirl's.
There were clerks and shopgirls; old fellows who might have stepped out of the pages of Honore de Balzac; members, male and female, of the professions which make their profit of the frailties of mankind.
One half of the narrative follows Iris, a Victorian shopgirl who longs to paint and seizes the chance when asked to model for an artist.
"The other day, I'm told, a Syrian refugee gave birth." Mr Turner, a former lawyer who is helping the shopgirl's family, added: "What she has done is a criminal offence under Egyptian law and we must respect that.
Away from films, Steve has written a number of books, including a memoir, Born Standing Up, and the novella Shopgirl. He collaborated on an album with Edie Brickell that was released in 2013.
Dr Cox also reflects on her own stint as a shopgirl at Sainsbury's in Southend and we hear about how, in the 1950s, the American import of self-service grocery stores had some customers flinging their wire baskets in fury.
Gulati announced in November that she was quitting her role of shopgirl Sunita Alahan, saying that she wanted to "focus on other projects."
Tuesday Shopgirl Film4 6.55pm Claire Danes (pictured) stars in this romantic comedy as a budding artist being wooed by two suitors - an aspiring musician and an older, more sophisticated man who whisks her off her feet.
And the star, whose boyfriend is former Scots international rugby star Thom Evans, became Edinburgh's best-dressed shopgirl as she helped out at the tills.
1905: Greta Garbo, the Swedish shopgirl who became one of the most famous film stars of all time, was born.
I pinpointed Chaplin's "Limelight" (1952) and Martin's "Shopgirl" (2005).
Before EastEnders, Richard was most famous for playing shopgirl Miss Brahms in hit Seventies sitcom Are You Being Served?