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"gofer" in British English

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gofernoun [C]

uk   /ˈɡəʊ.fər/ us   /ˈɡoʊ.fɚ/ US informal
someone whose job is to be sent to get and carry things such as messages, drinks, etc. for other people in a company
(Definition of gofer from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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gofernoun [C]

us   /ˈɡoʊ·fər/ infml
a person whose job is to take messages or to collect and deliver things for other people
(Definition of gofer from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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gofernoun [C]

also gopher uk   /ˈɡəʊfər/ us   US informal
WORKPLACE someone who does boring jobs for other employees, for example carrying messages or making drinks: David works as a gofer at an independent television production company.
(Definition of gofer from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “gofer”
in Chinese (Simplified) 跑腿的办事员, 勤杂工…
in Chinese (Traditional) 跑腿的辦事員, 勤雜工…
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