Poll: Are you the main breadwinner in your home?
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Teresa Borges
Portugal
Local time: 14:24
Member (2007)
English to Portuguese
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Yes Aug 28, 2014

As I haven’t married again since the last time I answered this same question, I’ll keep being the main and only breadwinner…

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Tim Drayton  Identity Verified
Cyprus
Local time: 16:24
Turkish to English
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Yes Aug 28, 2014

My two cats don't contribute much apart from nabbing the odd cockroach (and providing moral support)!

 

Elizabeth Joy Pitt de Morales  Identity Verified
Local time: 15:24
Member (2007)
Spanish to English
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One and only Aug 28, 2014

...in a household of three other adults, two of whom are starting university-level studies this year.

Free time? Leisure? Vacaaaaation?

Huh? What's that...yeah, I vaguely recall that kind of thing, a long time ago.

[Edited at 2014-08-28 10:11 GMT]


 

Ligia Mihaiescu  Identity Verified
Romania
Local time: 16:24
Member (2012)
French to Romanian
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Yes Aug 28, 2014

Unfortunately...

 

Thayenga  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 15:24
Member (2009)
English to German
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As before Aug 28, 2014



The answer hasn't changed.icon_wink.gif


 

Mario Chavez  Identity Verified
Local time: 09:24
English to Spanish
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Breadwinning Aug 28, 2014

I'm the main breadwinner, but my cat Garabato never touches bread and I seldom eat bread.

Why don't we have better English words instead of breadwinner? It's so archaic, demodé, passé, a word so stale and crusty and rancid as last night's toast.


 

Mariel Varjão Azoubel  Identity Verified
Brazil
Local time: 10:24
Portuguese
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Yes Aug 28, 2014


Why don't we have better English words instead of breadwinner? It's so archaic, demodé, passé, a word so stale and crusty and rancid as last night's toast.


As it just so happens, we have that same idiom in Portuguese (Brazilian), too. I kind of like it (if you take the bread-for-the-soul approach, that is).


 

Ikram Mahyuddin  Identity Verified
Indonesia
Local time: 20:24
English to Indonesian
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Synonym Aug 28, 2014

"Bacon bringer-homer" is a synonym for "breadwinner". Does the first sound better than the latter?

 

Nicole Schnell  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 06:24
English to German
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Yes. Aug 28, 2014

Both, my husband and I work full time, my husband is employed at another company. I am the one with the higher income.

The burden is insane (no paid sick days, no paid vacation days...).


 

Triston Goodwin  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 07:24
Spanish to English
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Other Aug 28, 2014

Since we both work together on this madness, we both bring home the bacon. I translate a lot more than Gaby, but when she isn't working on her own projects, she's helping me with mine.

No cats here... just the stupid dog. His birthday was yesterday.


 

Allison Wright  Identity Verified
Portugal
Local time: 14:24
German to English
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The only Aug 28, 2014

breadwinner is me.

 

Elizabeth Tamblin  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 14:24
Member (2012)
French to English
No Aug 28, 2014

I am not the main breadwinner. In fact, there would be no bread if it depended on my income.

 


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