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grease monkey

noun [C] uk   us   old-fashioned informal
someone whose job is repairing car or aircraft engines
Translations of “grease monkey”
in Chinese (Traditional) 汽車(或飛機)引擎修理員, 機修工…
in Chinese (Simplified) 汽车(或飞机)发动机修理工, 机修工…
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