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  • s  not regular or skilled
    found only odd-job employment

  • That was as he wanted it; Eden prefers the reality of the Foreign Office to the grander-titled but thankless anonymity of odd-job man to Churchill.
  • In London, the judge threw out Albert English's claim for $5,742 in back pay after English testified that although he had been paid for 30 hours a week as a restaurant odd-job .
  • Dan, the youngest, served in France in World War I, afterward became a drifter and an odd-job man, is now living in Texas.
News & Articles

  • China arrests man for seeking repeat of Tiananmen protest
    By Sui-Lee Wee BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities have formally arrested a man for trying to stage a repeat of the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protest, his wife said on Tuesday, signaling an increasing intolerance for dissent under Communist Party rule. Police in eastern Jiangsu province arrested Gu Yimin, an odd-job worker, on Friday on "suspicion of inciting subversion of state ...
    June 18, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Steve Bruce in Times Online
    I'll be looking for the odd-job man to get the showers hot,Bruce joked, before attempting to change the subject.
  • Ian Binnie in CTV.ca
    In its view, the trial judge paid insufficient attention to the absence of any strong connection between the sexual abuse and Saxey's job on the fringes of school life as a baker, part-time motorboat operator and odd-job man,Justice Ian...

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