A man who knows to do all kinds of work

Etymology:

  • In 17th century, a “jack of all traders” referred to a person who was inept in doing any work of crafts man ship (plumbing, repairing, painting, electrical work etc.). Actually “Jack” is an informal or casual word meaning “trade laborer”. Today the expression is even extended “A jack of all traders and master of none”, meaning a person who knows about lots of things well but who is not skilled or proficient in doing any of them. The longer version of the expression became popular in 19th century.
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To fix this problem, I think we should call Morrison because he is jack of all traders.

Submitted on February 25, 2019

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جاك لجميع المهن

všeuměl

jack-of-all-handler

Alleskönner

jack-of-all-trade

ĉiofarulo

un mil usos

همه کاره

Jokapaikan höylä

homme à tout faire

jack-of-all-trades

कलाकार

ezermester

jack-of-all-trades

orang yg serba tahu

tuttofare

כלבויניק

何でも屋

만물 박사

Jack omnium artium

manusje-van-alles

altmuligmann

walet wszystkich transakcji

pau para toda obra

jack-de-toate-meserii

мастер на все руки

mångsysslare

சகலகலா வல்லவன்

แจ็คของการซื้อขายทั้งหมด

her işte usta

майстер на всі руки

ہر فن مولا

jack-of-all-trades

דזשאַק-פון-אַלע-טריידז

万事通

萬事通

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