English version

working stiff

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishworking stiffworking stiff informalAmerican EnglishWORKER an ordinary person who works to earn enough money to live stiff
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working stiffThis was my first residence as a working stiff.He was rising in the world, a celebrated hijacker, and Charlie was a working stiff with money problems.Instead of working stiffs, we get craftsmen.They're ordinary working stiffs, doing their job.My dad was a poor working stiff.
From Longman Business Dictionaryworking stiffˌworking ˈstiff noun [countable] American English informal an ordinary person who works to earn enough money to liveMost of the men are ordinary working stiffs, doing their job.
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