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man Friday

An assistant who is capable of many different types of tasks. I like to have my son be my man Friday during "take your child to work" day. He's a better worker than some of my employees!
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a man Friday

A man Friday is a man who is trusted by someone and helps them with lots of different jobs. She is toying with the idea of sending her new man Friday to Uttar Pradesh. Note: You can also call a woman a girl Friday. I became Lucian's girl Friday and would go during the night to fetch him from the National Gallery. Note: This expression comes from the name of a character in the novel `Robinson Crusoe' by Daniel Defoe.
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BEIRUT: Police arrested four men Friday for impersonating well-regarded religious figures to approach citizens for money.
SUTHERLIN - An Oregon State Police trooper arrested two men Friday afternoon after discovering about 2 pounds of methamphetamine inside their car during a traffic stop on Interstate 5 about five miles south of Sutherlin.
PALMDALE - Sheriff's deputies arrested two young men Friday believed to have robbed a Littlerock liquor store and a Palmdale check-cashing business.
Chakwal, January 07, 2012 (Frontier Star): Six armed men Friday looted gold ornaments worth millions from house of village Bhuchal Khurd situated in the remit of Kallar Kahar Police Station In the first incident, armed persons stormed into the house of Nasir Abbas in Bhuchal Khurd.
Talking to media men Friday later, Tariq Asad advocate said Surah Ikhlas is such a verse of the Holy Quran which is read in almost every prayer.
Coos County District Attorney Paul Burgett said Monday that a grand jury returned an indictment against the two men Friday as the result of a two-month investigation by the Coos Bay Police Department, the Oregon State Police, the fire marshal's office and the district attorney's office.
The girl said she spotted the same men Friday who had harassed her about 6:30 p.
Finance Minister said this while talking to media men Friday after a ceremony held here with reference to address of founding father of centre for global development on growth strategy.
Maulana Fazlur Rehman said this while talking to media men Friday in Madrissa Darul Huda Bhakkar.
VENTURA - The Ventura County Sheriff's Department Narcotics Unit arrested two men Friday night on suspicion of possessing cocaine, ending a 2-month-long investigation.
Cracking a burglary ring that focused on clothing stores in the San Fernando Valley and elsewhere, police arrested eight men Friday after watching them break into an Anaheim shop, authorities said.
The 17-year-old and his friend, 15, whose names were not released because they are minors were struck by two men Friday as they sat on a bus bench near Soledad Canyon Road and Sierra Highway at 8:45 p.
Federal agents arrested two men Friday who are suspected of being involved in a telemarketing scam with Chris Rawlings, the Woodland Hills man who died after being abducted from his home on Feb.