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bird of passage

noun [C] uk   ( plural birds of passage) us  
UK a bird that migrates (= moves from one area to another when the season changes) a person who stays for only a short period of time in one place, job, etc.: At present the organization has to rely on young, inexperienced graduates who are usually birds of passage.
Traducciones de “bird of passage”
en chino (tradicionál) 候鳥, 漂泊不定的人, 過客…
en chino (simplificado) 候鸟, 漂泊不定的人, 过客…
(Definition of bird of passage from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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