Definitions

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  • noun someone whose occupation is repairing and maintaining automobiles

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Examples

  • I know finance nerds, typography nerds, history nerds, auto-mechanic nerds.

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  • My Pop was an auto-mechanic, a blue collar guy, so you would think his reading selection would be limited to those five inch thick repair manuals that grease monkeys always kept handy for the latest technological change to a vehicle's specs.

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  • Don't we go to an auto-mechanic because we think they'll be trained in fixing the car?

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  • When Dan was small, his race-car-driver stepfather was killed in a crash, and his auto-mechanic mom sent him to live with his grandparents in Chicago.

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  • He had wadded up a ball of bread, grey with the oil and grime from his auto-mechanic life; he'd stuck the wad of bread under my nose.

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  • Last year, Karen Simmons, a cousin of the mother, said she and her auto-mechanic husband, Dwayne, would be willing to adopt the girls, adding to a household already abuzz with the Simmons 'three teenagers.

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  • I do not have the mechanical skill, aptitude or even the interest to do what an auto-mechanic does.

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  • He finished a course for an auto-mechanic and he graduated from the nursing school Ulemek gained his nickname through his tenure in French Foreign Legion where he managed to accomplish more than any other non-French soldier by then (he made it to a rank that only French officers can have) and thus was regarded with great respect by the Legion.

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  • One is working with auto-mechanic trainees at the Dili Institute of Technology to strengthen their employment opportunities in the automotive sector; the other is supporting the East Timor NGO Forum (FONGTIL) to increase community engagement with the Government.

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  • One is working with auto-mechanic trainees at the Dili Institute of Technology to strengthen their employment opportunities in the automotive sector; the other is supporting the East Timor NGO Forum (FONGTIL) to increase community engagement with the Government.

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