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grease monkey

A mechanic, especially one who works on aircraft or automobiles. My parents were of course concerned when I decided to drop out of high school and become a grease monkey, but I love my job!
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grease monkey

n. a mechanic. I took my car to my favorite grease monkey who says I need a new something or other.
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FullSpeed Automotive rebranded from Grease Monkey International in September 2017 to reflect the variety of top-of-the-line automotive services offered across its various portfolio brands.
During the episode, “Demystifying Car Maintenance for Women”, the Designing Spaces team heads to Colorado to meet with John Adams, CEO of Grease Monkey and Lori Schneider, Franchise Development who offer information to help women feel more confident about getting their cars serviced.
My grandmother loved her job as a grease monkey .., then she found interest in nursing and became a nurse.
"It's really difficult to change people's minds when the "grease monkey" stereotype is as old as the automobile," says Willis, whose own mother at first didn't agree with her career decision.
If the grease monkey is indeed dead, he must be replaced by trained, skilled technicians and craftsmen able to keep operational the newest machines and processes and minimize downtime.
The others are In the Beginning by established Liverpool playwright John Mac; The Match by Liverpool's Marianne Lloyd; Alice by Warrington's Natalie Hickman; Man in a Room by Kevin Heritage; Sunday Afternoon Again by Michael Yates; Grease Monkey's by James Antonio from West Derby; Swim by Stephanie Blakeborough; Saving Grace by Dave Griffiths, who was also in last year's festival, and An Unquiet Mind by David Pattison.
But her grease monkey soap character Charlene's dirty overalls are a thing of the past.
Alas, the grease monkey's attempts to pop the question are scuppered when two other diners become engaged before them.
Former car mechanic Gregor Tait, 26, went from grease monkey to greased lightning in the pool when he set a Games record in the 200m backstroke.
Joanne Dye, 29, from Houghton-le-Spring, Tyne and Wear, is the communications adviser at Northumbrian Water with an alter-ego, Chips the Grease Monkey.
And with Elvisstyle character Chad, and his eventual grease monkey partner Natalie, the writer must have been off his head to come up with the scenario of a girl pretending to be a man to woo the boy.
Three years later he returned as Kevin Webster's grease monkey sidekick Mark Casey.
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And grease monkey Luke is worried when the poor lady is too scared to get back into her car.
Le Vell, 45, who plays grease monkey love rat Kevin Webster in the ITV1 soap, bought a 25 per cent share in financial claims company Ratio Money.