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manœuvre de tourbière

English translation: peat worker

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French term or phrase:manœuvre de tourbière
English translation:peat worker
Entered by: lcmolinari
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17:26 Apr 7, 2004
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Human Resources
French term or phrase: manœuvre de tourbière
Document concerns an employment insurance dispute. What occupation is this?

L’information sur le marché du travail indique que les possibilités d’emploi comme soudeur sont limitées; le prestataire a 1 an d’expérience. Il n’y a pas d’information disponible comme préposé de station-service ni comme manœuvre de tourbière.
lcmolinari
Canada
Local time: 04:22
pit worker
Explanation:
simply
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Hacene
United Kingdom
Local time: 09:22
Grading comment
Thanks for the answer and the chuckles!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +4pit worker
Hacene


  

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1 min   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +4
manœuvre de tourbière
pit worker


Explanation:
simply

Hacene
United Kingdom
Local time: 09:22
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 17
Grading comment
Thanks for the answer and the chuckles!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Tom Bishop: peat
3 mins
  -> one of these days, lol, cheers Tom

agree  Vicky Papaprodromou
1 hr
  -> cheers Vicky

agree  xxxBourth: That's "peat", Pete! Autrement dit, un "bêcheur", q.v.
1 hr
  -> cheers Bourth and Happy Easter

agree  writeaway: yeah, for peat's sake!
3 hrs
  -> lol, cheers and Happy Easter

agree  xxxsarahl: peaty you didn't check the spelling!
3 days10 hrs
  -> cheers Sarah
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