English to Afrikaans Meaning :: layabout

Layabout :
landloper
- landloperleeglêers
 

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Noun(1) person who does no work

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(1) Antoine is a layabout slacker who lives in a lounge at a health club where a friend lets him stay.(2) They believe that a trusted company client is unlikely to recommend that they employ a layabout .(3) ÔÇÿHow'd you get mixed up with that layabout?ÔÇÖ(4) ÔÇÿI wasn't looked upon as being a layabout or a waster,ÔÇÖ he said.(5) Young men who are often described as layabouts , louts, thugs, animals and leeches were well represented among them.(6) Well, I must be going - I have to be up early for work in the morning - pay all those taxes to subsidise you the layabouts long term unemployed.(7) The grandfather-of-eight said: ÔÇÿShe used to let all sorts in - drug addicts, drunks, layabouts and gangs of young tearaways.ÔÇÖ(8) She said: ÔÇÿHomeless people are not all a bunch of layabouts .ÔÇÖ(9) Often, there'd be the added distraction of other gangs of local layabouts throwing sticks and stones at you an your way through.(10) The reason these people, who seem to be mainly male, talentless, 30-something layabouts , conform to such ideals is because they are simplistic (the ideals, of course).(11) Where can I go to get respite care from these louts and layabouts who are ruining my quality of life in York?(12) No, fancy stuff like that was for the layabouts , the good-for-nothings, the dreamers, those who didn't have a clue as to what was what.(13) She said: ÔÇÿPeople are just jumping to conclusions and saying they're all layabouts .ÔÇÖ(14) That system was not put in place to encourage layabouts , but to help people who had fallen on hard times through no fault of their own.(15) Then all these scruffy layabouts who had nothing better to do with their time than try to prevent law-abiding country folk from tearing foxes apart could be arrested and prosecuted.(16) Despite the best efforts of the unwashed layabouts who call themselves the anti-capitalist movement, market forces remain the future of our society.
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(1) lay about ::
lê oor
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Noun
2. loafer ::
leeglêer
3. slacker ::
uitdraaier
4. lazybones ::
luiwammes
5. lounger ::
lounger
8. sluggard ::
luiaard
9. laggard ::
agteros
10. slugabed ::
luilak
12. good-for-nothing ::
goed vir niks
13. couch potato ::
stoelpatat
14. wastrel ::
verkwister
Different Forms
layabout, layabouts
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