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  • n. Plural form of rota.


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  • It was held by my father only on 'rotas' -- the Minorcan form of lease -- and it has now been returned to the proprietor. "

    The Grey Lady

  • "The Majorcan system 'rotas' is known to your excellency?"

    The Grey Lady

  • I do not mind telling you that the smallness of that proportion does away with the argument that the agreement was the ordinary 'rotas' of the Baleares.

    The Grey Lady

  • "Three generations ago," he said, "a Count de Lloseta, the grandfather of this present excellency, made over on 'rotas' the estate and house known as the Val d'Erraha to the grandfather of the late Cavalier Challoner -- a Captain Challoner, one of Admiral Byng's men."

    The Grey Lady

  • It is held on the 'rotas' system by a good farmer, who has frequently come to see me where I live at

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  • "I don't rightly understand," he said sturdily, "this 'rotas' business.

    The Grey Lady

  • There are too few to staff the rotas and potentially too many for consultant posts that become available.and Stephenson emphasises that all this must happen together – there needs to be a significant expansion in the numbers of trained children's nurses and more opportunities for GPs to get experience of children's hospital care.

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  • Mainly, it's down to the two leads: Russell Tovey and Sarah Solemani have excellent chemistry as the couple who adore each other and like to stay in and chat about things like cleaning rotas and which way the coathangers should turn in the wardrobe.

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  • In many areas, it has become “normal” for rotas to run at what would once have been considered skeleton (& temporary) levels.

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  • As a result recruitment has stopped and the response shift rotas are now being changed around, much to the dismay of those who have to work them.

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