Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. Member
    English Teacher
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • Polish
      • Home Country:
      • Poland
      • Current Location:
      • Poland

    • Join Date: Aug 2005
    • Posts: 327
    #1

    people who encourage passersby to come into a place- disco, pub...who are they?

    There are people who stand in front of a disco/ pub/ etc and encourage passersby to visit it- what are they called?

    Another question- if someone does not like to have a picture of them taken - can we say: locals are a bit touchy about being photographed?

    or someone is touchy about sexist jokes - (reacts badly to them)?

  2. Key Member
    Academic
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States

    • Join Date: Jan 2008
    • Posts: 2,932
    #2

    Re: people who encourage passersby to come into a place- disco, pub...who are they?

    1. hawker or promoter

    2. You can say "sensitive" about having their picture taken.

  3. Key Member
    Interested in Language
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • Chinese
      • Home Country:
      • Malaysia
      • Current Location:
      • Malaysia

    • Join Date: Jun 2006
    • Posts: 2,108
    #3

    Re: people who encourage passersby to come into a place- disco, pub...who are they?

    1. touts

    2. camera-shy

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •