jack-of-all-trades

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jack-of-all-trades(
jahk
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uhv
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treydz
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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. (general)
a.
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Better call a certified plumber. A jack-of-all-trades is not the best option to fix a gas leak.Mejor llama a un gasista matriculado. Alguien que arregle cualquier cosa no es lo más indicado para reparar una pérdida de gas.
Why don't you call Sam? He's a jack-of-all-trades, and he can fix both your clogged sink and your broken chair.¿Por qué no lo llamas a Sam? Sabe un poco de todo, y puede reparar la pileta tapada y la silla rota.
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jack-of-all-trades [ˈdʒækəvˈɔːltreɪdz]
noun
jacks of all trades (plural) factótum (m)
he's a jack-of-all-trades and master of none es de los que mucho abarca y poco aprieta; sabe un poco de todo pero no es experto en nada
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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