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shop boy Line breaks: shop boy

Definition of shop boy in English:


A male shop assistant.
Example sentences
  • What an experience that was for a little shop boy who was suddenly walking on the same fairways as Arnie Palmer and Jack Nicklaus.
  • To top it all, this form of self-medication is continued once or twice a day as per the instructions of a medical shop boy who is either a standard five or eight dropout, and, by power of observation, assumes the role of a medical practitioner.
  • But I went on, waving my hand impatiently before my face and watching a white man who stood outside one of the stores with his hands on his hips, while a shop boy prised open a big packing case.
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