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staff in English:

1. workers workers


They employ temporary workers.
A majority of Japanese workers plan to take more than three consecutive days of summer vacation.
Cesar Chavez organized the first successful farm workers union in American history.
Young people and migrant workers are the bulk of rural Internet users; in terms of online music, online games, online film and television, and the Internet's capacity for entertainment, rural Internet users are equivalent to urban ones.
Forty percent of the workforce are white-collar workers, most of whom have some of the most tedious and idiotic jobs ever concocted.
About 50 percent of the firms in Japan have acknowledged the necessity of giving their workers longer holidays, and think summer holidays are needed to give their workers both mental and physical refreshment.
After waiting all day, the workers were still looking for a break in the weather so they could resume the search.
The Chavez family joined thousands of other farm workers who traveled around the state of California, to harvest crops for farm owners.
TEPCO is looking for "jumpers", workers who will jump into highly radioactive sections of the plant to quickly perform tasks before running out as fast as possible.
Car manufacturing is carried out by computer-programmed robots in place of human workers.
Argument continues about the "White collar exemption" that exempts specific white collar workers from the "8 hours in 1 day, 40 hours a week," working hours fixed by the Labour Standards Act.
The families of the factory workers need schools, hospitals, and stores, so more people come to live in the area to provide these services, and thus a city grows.
Taking advantage of the popular boom in Korean drama, workers selling Korean goods have increased.
Mistreated illegal foreign workers often fall between the cracks of the social system.

English word "staff"(workers) occurs in sets:

ERASMUS synonyms module 3
synonims 2.3

2. personnel personnel


The personnel of the air company is well trained.
We recently discovered an error in your personnel record.
Our personnel are very highly educated.
Hello, is this the personnel department?
The rest of the personnel were fired without notice.
All personnel must sign out when they leave the building.
There is enough food and water for the personnel.
Civil personnel must leave the base in case of emergency.
Military personnel are prime targets of car salespeople.
Mr Yamada is in charge of the personnel section.
It goes back, Personnel Officer Paula Grayson told us, to the way many employers used to pay their employees a hundred years ago.

3. people working for a company people working for a company



English word "staff"(people working for a company) occurs in sets:

Most common nouns 301 - 350

4. the people who are employed in an organization the people who are employed in an organization



5. a a


It's a surprise.
Half a million children still face malnutrition in Niger.
It took me more than two hours to translate a few pages of English.
It almost scared me not to see you online for a whole day.
If you don't want to put on sunscreen, that's your problem. Just don't come complaining to me when you get a sunburn.
He compiled a Japanese folklore anthology for use in schools.
Your words of encouragement meant a lot to me.
Your dream of becoming a baseball player will come true if you try hard.
Once you skip a lesson, it's hard to catch up with your classmates.
The policeman talked to the children in as friendly a manner as he could.
Hypothetically a person can live a perfect life without sinning.
He is a primary school teacher, so he is used to dealing with children.
In addition to taking the regular tests, we have to hand in a long essay.
Will it be necessary for us to buy a book for this class?
Who can read the heroic deeds of brave men without a feeling of respect and admiration?

6. people who work in a school people who work in a school



English word "staff"(people who work in a school) occurs in sets:

FC. Education

7. cadre cadre


... modern corporations demanded a cadre of executives trained to...

8. all the people employed by a particular organization all the people employed by a particular organization



English word "staff"(all the people employed by a particular organization) occurs in sets:

1. What are you doing at work?

9. communicate communicate


We communicate by e-mail.
Last year, I spent so much time by myself that I almost forgot how to communicate effectively with others.
Studying how to communicate effectively is time well spent.
When will we have learnt enough English to be able to communicate fluently?
Ken is the best guy to communicate with Mr. Ogata. That is, if he prepares presentation materials.
The fact that educated Americans in general no longer share understandable background knowledge is a chief cause of their inability to communicate effectively.
The amount of time someone is willing to spend on something may communicate how important it is to him.
I hope you're prepared to communicate under these conditions, because e-mail is most effective and convenient when different time zones are taken into consideration.
What was that person saying? "He couldn't communicate in Russian at all so I told him off in Russian."
And we can communicate so many things in so many ways - with our faces, hands, bodies, and voices. We can even write our thoughts in words.
They dance in circles to communicate a short distance, and shake their bodies and dart back and forth to indicate a longer distance.
With a high, closed collar, figure-hugging cut, and large slits at either side of a straight skirt, the qipao is unique in its ability to communicate both modesty and sensuousness.
If we ever came in contact with an alien race, how would we communicate with it?
Gorillas cannot use their lips and tongues to speak, but they can communicate with people in other ways.
Knowing their languages is not enough to communicate effectively, because the methods of communication are determined by their cultures.

10. understaffed understaffed


She volunteers at the local hospitals since they are often understaffed.

11. people employed by particular organization



English word "staff"(people employed by particular organization) occurs in sets:

Sprawdzian 3A

12. a set of five lines on which music is written



English word "staff"(a set of five lines on which music is written) occurs in sets:

READING MUSIC