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dogsbody

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈdɒɡzbɒdi/ ( plural dogsbodies) UK
a person who does boring or unpleasant jobs that people who are considered more important do not want to do: It is possible to become a junior account executive without previous experience - although you would expect to be a dogsbody at first.
Translations of “dogsbody”
in Chinese (Traditional) 勤雜工,雜務工…
in Russian ишак, работяга…
in Turkish angarya/ sıkıcı işleri yapan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 勤杂工,杂务工…
in Polish sługus…
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