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Babysitter

A slang term for a cosigner, which is a third party to a loan guaranteeing that the loan will be repaid.
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It means I've never taken advantage of baby-sitters much and it drives my husband mad because we've barely been out on our own since he was about two.
He also set up two websites advertising baby-sitting services and offering a chatroom service for other baby-sitters and nannies, she said.
Cuando las madres estan trabajando es cuando entran en accion las baby-sitters y deben ser buenas porque la edad critica para los ninos, cuando su cerebro se esta desarrollando es entre los tres meses de edad a los nueve, por lo que la baby-sitter debe estimular su inteligencia".
The poll, carried out by ICM Research for Mothercare, reveals a huge difference between what baby-sitters expect to be paid and how much parents are prepared to part with.
This includes wages paid for household services such as those provided by domestic workers, baby-sitters and gardeners.
Clinton's second choice for the position, Judge Kimba Wood, also dropped out of the running when it became known that the woman she'd hired as a baby-sitter had entered the U.
A RECKLESS baby-sitter who allowed a 10-month-old baby to swallow heroin was jailed for four months yesterday.
NuSpectra systems serve markets from major construction sites to everyday baby-sitter cams.
The Fairly Oddparents'' concerns young, beleaguered Timmy, who must contend with a bully at school, fatuous parents and a sadistic baby-sitter.
They discovered that she was the baby-sitter and was looking for the boy.
Anyone that hires them will feel more comfortable that their baby-sitter has some training.
Why is it that so many don't realize the electronic baby-sitter only works for toddlers?