shop assistant

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n shop assistant a salesperson in a store
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Usage

In literature:

The poor man knew that he was in a difficulty, and cast his eyes across the shop for assistance.
"The Struggles of Brown, Jones, and Robinson" by Anthony Trollope
It was the shop assistant who had seen to it all.
"A Bride of the Plains" by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
It was Early Closing Day, and the High Street was thronged, mainly with the liberated shop assistants.
"People of Position" by Stanley Portal Hyatt
Naturally, therefore, as a preliminary to any other improvement in the shop assistant's life, these young people want to live out.
"The Wife of Sir Isaac Harman" by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
If he did succeed in dating his assistant, they'd inevitably talk shop.
"Mate in Two Moves" by Winston Marks
Tired shop assistants gazed at her through the shop windows, and sighed with envy as they looked.
"The Daughters of a Genius" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
As it happened, it was a shop he often visited, and in consequence he was well known to the assistants.
"The Red Rat's Daughter" by Guy Boothby
With a sniff I declined to interpret into a token of disapproval, he drove me up to the shop and awkwardly assisted me to alight.
"Lost Man's Lane" by Anna Katharine Green
They prefer being clerks or shop assistants.
"Rambles in Womanland" by Max O'Rell
The women have organized the Shop Assistants' Union.
"The Modern Woman's Rights Movement" by Kaethe Schirmacher
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In news:

Holy Family University could soon take over the 32-acre site of the former Liddonfield public housing project in Northeast Philadelphia to develop athletic fields and university buildings, as well as shops and assisted-living senior housing.
Fund-raiser assists holiday shopping, House of Refuge .
We're like two girls in a coffee shop, even though we're surrounded by bright lights, cameramen, assistants, label reps — you name it.
Suzanne Newman, the owner, and her four assistants make and decorate all the shop's hats and fascinators.
MIDDLEBURY Michelle Shambo, assistant vice president and a Certified Mortgage Professional with the Chittenden Bank in Middlebury, presented a $500 donation to the Round Robin Upscale Resale Shop last week.
Robbery/Assault detectives are requesting the assistance of the public in identifying a female who committed an armed robbery of the Alaska Tobacco shop at 751 East 36th on 10-30-12 at 16:18 hours.
Canada, Culture And Commerce: BC Coal And Robot- Assisted Shopping.
Canada, Culture And Commerce: BC Coal And Robot-Assisted Shopping.
Max Mack of Sacramento checks out a Hebb Electroglide electric-assist bicycle at the Electric Bike Shop.
Heritage Woods of Huntley, a BMA assisted living community in Huntley, Illinois, is hosting a Holiday Shopping Bonanza on Dec 14.
Apple eyeing NFC- capable , barcode-reading shopping assistant.
Sprint is shopping the system — which combines "telematics" services such as 911 emergency assistance and vehicle diagnostics with in-vehicle Wi-Fi and in- dash apps — to other car companies.
This program is aimed at assisting veterans with a one stop shop to deal with situations after deployment .
Police: Man robbed at Swirlz Frozen Yogurt shop nov, block, woman, assist, reported, reportedly, sheriff, parkway, property, outside.
Grantwood Golf Course assistant golf professional Andy Wolfe models a short-sleeved pull-over and bag of clubs sold in the pro shop.
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In science:

It sets up a series of servers (representing shop assistants or similar), with one column for each. Each row represents one customer; the entry for the customer in row R and the server in column S specifies when S could start processing R.
Ensuring Spreadsheet Integrity with Model Master
Location-aware shopping assistance: Evaluation of a decision-theoretic approach.
A Refined Experience Sampling Method to Capture Mobile User Experience
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