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handyman in Occupations topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhandymanhand‧y‧man /ˈhændimæn/ noun (plural handymen /-men/) [countable] 🔊 🔊 BODHsomeone who is good at doing repairs and practical jobs in the house
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handymanThe girl's father, Jack Malone, had worked all his life for the convent as handyman and gardener.Although originally intended for the trade, most of these now sell quite happily to the home handyman.President Robert Zeitsiff, who sent the handyman the catalog, said that the firm makes custom fixtures as well.So, the handyman sends out his patented query: Does anyone out there know where these elusive script numbers are sold?The handyman has been looking for years, also without success.The handyman suggested that the faucets should be replaced.It is still instinctively held that those involved in engineering science should be useful handymen and will have oil on their hands.