odd job

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odd job(
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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. el trabajo ocasional
(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)
I spent two years working a collection of odd jobs and traveling.Pasé dos años haciendo una serie de trabajos ocasionales y viajando.
b. el trabajo esporádico
(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)
Since the beginning of the recession, he's only been able to find a few odd jobs.Desde que comenzó la recesión, solo ha podido encontrar unos pocos trabajos esporádicos.
c. la chapuza
(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)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
While I was looking for work, I did some odd jobs at my father-in-law's construction company.Mientras buscaba empleo, me pasó unas cuantas chapuzas de la constructora de mi suegro.
d. la changa
(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)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(River Plate)
Michael has done all sorts of odd jobs; right now he's a cook and last year he worked as a builder.Michael ha hecho todo tipo de changa; actualmente es cocinero y el año pasado trabajó como albañil.
e. el pituto
(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)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
I worked several odd jobs to pay for my college tuition.Hice varios pitutos para pagar la matrícula universitaria.
f. la trabajito
(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)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
I'm already working full time, but I'm also looking for some odd jobs on the side to be able to buy an engagement ring.Ya trabajo a tiempo completo, pero también estoy buscando algunos trabajitos para poder comprar un anillo de compromiso.
g. el camarón
(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)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Do you know Ricardo? - Yes, I did an odd job with him where we painted the president's house.¿Conoces a Ricardo? - Sí, hice un camarón con él en que pintamos la casa del presidente.
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