Translation of breadwinner in Spanish:


Pronunciation /ˈbrɛdˌwɪnər/ /ˈbrɛdwɪnə/


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    she's the breadwinner of the family es la que mantiene / sostiene a la familia
    • he's the sole breadwinner es el único sostén de la familia
    • I also employ about half-a-dozen workers, some of whom are the sole breadwinners of their families.
    • In Qadasiyah province, 35% of children working on the streets were their family's sole breadwinners.
    • He added that all the accused were married, had children and were the sole breadwinners of their families.
    • On top of this, women are burdened by suddenly being forced to be the sole breadwinners for their families.
    • This is because those in prison and under trial prisoners are often the sole breadwinners of the family.
    • Her boss often harassed her and was aware that, as the sole breadwinner of her four-member family, she was unlikely to protest.
    • She was the sole breadwinner in the family and it was a tough call.
    • He was the sole breadwinner for his family, especially since both of his parents died several years ago.
    • If something bad had happened to my father I would be the sole breadwinner for the family.
    • The men of the family were the sole breadwinners as women were barred from working.
    • Our culture no longer values the household supported by a sole breadwinner.
    • Doctors give priority to breadwinners for families.
    • Many could not afford to be made redundant as some had just taken out new mortgages, were the sole breadwinners, or had school-aged children to support.
    • Traditionally, we have based our support for families around the male breadwinner model.
    • These people were honest workers and breadwinners for their families.
    • In short, the habitat is conserved, repaired and preserved - and it ensues while providing full and honourable employment for the breadwinners of eight families.
    • Very often these women workers are the sole breadwinners.
    • Women in many families have become the breadwinners, taking low-paying jobs as maids or at the country's new textile factories.
    • During the first half of the 1950s, close to three million working-class families were without male breadwinners, and one out of every three households was supported solely by a woman.
    • Aged parents, impoverished families without breadwinners, and young children to support were crucial issues.