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    to recruit IT workers in order to hire them out to other firms on a short term basis

    It is not possible to obtain a work permit for a candidate who is being body shopped.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 16/12/2013


used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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