Translation of legman in Spanish:

legman

Pronunciation: /ˈlegmæn/

n (plural -men /-men/)

  • 1.1 (reporter) reportero (masculine)
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    • Rick Bragg flew to cities where he collected clips and the work of legmen, but often did little or no reporting on his own.
    • Telephones were brand new, allowing legmen to call in the details to rewrite and get the story into the paper within minutes.
    • He works closely with reporters, trading sources and information and using them as legmen.
    1.2 (assistant) asistente (masculine)
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    • In effect, however, they are acting as legmen for organized crime, which has turned southern Africa's stolen scrap into a lucrative industry.
    • Spotters trolled the city for pregnant women, and contacts or legmen approached pregnant women who seemed in need of help.
    • There's a detective agency with an unusual boss and even stranger legmen.

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