handyman

handyman(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (person skilled at repair work)
a. el manitas
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
My husband Robert is a real handyman around the house.Mi marido Robert es un auténtico manitas en la casa.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
He is not much of a handyman, actually. He doesn't even know how to change a light bulb.La verdad es que no se da mucha maña para los arreglos de la casa. No sabe ni siquiera cambiar un foco.
It's a good thing to have a handyman at home.Es bueno tener en casa a alguien que se dé idea para las tareas de reparación.
2. (occupation)
a. el milusos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
I hired a handyman to do some repair work and plumbing.Contraté a un milusos para que hiciera algunas reparaciones y algo de fontanería.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Handymen usually charge an hourly fee.Las personas que hacen tareas generales de mantenimiento suelen cobrar por hora.
We are looking for a handyman who may take care of our office's repair needs.Buscamos a alguien que se ocupe del mantenimiento de nuestra oficina.
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handyman
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (person good at odd jobs)
a. la persona habilidosa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
b. el manitas
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
la manitas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
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handyman [ˈhændɪmən]
noun
handymen (plural) manitas (m) hombre que tiene dotes prácticas para hacer trabajos de carpintería etc en casa; (Esp) (Méx) (hombre que tiene dotes prácticas para hacer trabajos de carpintería etc en casa)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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