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A female manager.
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- ‘The manageress of the restaurant, Catherine Bullman, said the man was in a group of five having tea and coffee.’
- ‘Lisa Rhodes, manageress of Clintons card shop in Sheffield's Fargate, is ready for St George's Day.’
- ‘The shop and its manageress have been a focal point of the community.’
- ‘I work as the manageress of Enzo's on Renfield Street.’
- ‘The assailant first rifled the till but there was nothing in it, so he took the collecting box and the manageress's handbag.’
- ‘The Administration dealt with all queries and emergencies which arose in the teashops and for which manageresses needed help.’
- ‘Mum, being divorced, was the only breadwinner in the home and worked as the manageress of the local tea-room.’
- ‘When the canteen manageress at Farnworth's busy Age Concern Centre was hospitalised the staff came to the rescue.’
- ‘Julie Harvey, the manageress of the Model Newsagent, celebrated her birthday last Saturday by heading out to the Sheepbridge with all her mates.’
- ‘A manageress of a neighbouring store predicted chaos on the last weekend before Christmas.’
- ‘A fish restaurant manageress falsely accused her employer of tax fraud when she was caught with her hand in the till, York Crown Court heard.’
- ‘After about an hour, the manageress came out of her office and asked them to disperse.’
- ‘Incidentally I've tipped off the Head Offices of such shops telling them their manageresses are no good, but nothing gets done.’
- ‘The business was a fashion shop and she was the manageress.’
- ‘Some might find the Moorish interior faded but the manageress, Maria, is charm personified.’
- ‘The manageress and all the staff were brilliant and we really feel sorry for them.’
- ‘June was a retail manageress and Ian has now retired after running a garage business with his brother, Colin.’
- ‘Jack reappeared moments later, the manageress still talking incessantly to him.’
- ‘At this point the manageress, Becky Evans, who was previously general manager at Caffé Uno in York, came over and asked if everything was okay.’
- ‘The manageress hurried over with a glass of water.’
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