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dogsbodynoun [C]

uk   /ˈdɒɡz.bɒd.i/  us   /ˈdɑːɡz.bɑː.di/ UK informal
a ​person who has to do all the ​boring or ​unpleasantjobs that other ​people do not ​want to do
(Definition of dogsbody from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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dogsbodynoun [C]

uk   us   /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 ​junioraccountexecutive without previous ​experience - although you would expect to be a dogsbody at first.
(Definition of dogsbody from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dogsbody”
in Chinese (Simplified) 勤杂工,杂务工…
in Turkish angarya/ sıkıcı işleri yapan…
in Russian ишак, работяга…
in Chinese (Traditional) 勤雜工,雜務工…
in Polish sługus…
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