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painter decorator

English translation: painter-decorator

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English term or phrase:painter decorator
English translation:painter-decorator
Entered by: Miroslawa Jodlowiec
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16:08 Dec 7, 2004
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Law: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright / UK
English term or phrase: painter decorator
Can a painter that paints interriors be called painter decorator? Or do I need to specifically say *house painter* or *painter of interriors* or something else?
Miroslawa Jodlowiec
United Kingdom
Local time: 09:06
painter-decorator
Explanation:
is absolutely fine. The "decorator" thing has to allow for the possibility of wallpaper!
Selected response from:

Charlie Bavington
Local time: 09:06
Grading comment
Thanks you very much!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +4painter-decoratorCharlie Bavington


  

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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +4
painter-decorator


Explanation:
is absolutely fine. The "decorator" thing has to allow for the possibility of wallpaper!

Charlie Bavington
Local time: 09:06
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thanks you very much!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Chris Hopley: "painter & decorator"
16 mins

agree  David Moore: Painter & decorator
1 hr

agree  RHELLER: they also do other kinds of techniques like ragging and faux finishes that a standard painter cannot do
1 hr

agree  Aisha Maniar
1 hr
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