COLLEAGUE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of COLLEAGUE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
colleague
 n.  fellow worker; associate; co-worker
Classic Sentence: (34 in 3 pages)
1  My colleague, Mr. Lestrade, is here.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
2  The little man's eyes sparkled as he spoke, and he was evidently in a state of suppressed exultation at having scored a point against his colleague.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
3  He had evidently come with the intention of consulting with Sherlock Holmes, for on perceiving his colleague he appeared to be embarrassed and put out.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VI. TOBIAS GREGSON SHOWS WHAT HE CAN DO
4  ON the ninth of January, now four days ago, I received by the evening delivery a registered envelope, addressed in the hand of my colleague and old school-companion, Henry Jekyll.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER DR. LANYON'S NARRATIVE
5  Upon the reading of this letter, I made sure my colleague was insane; but till that was proved beyond the possibility of doubt, I felt bound to do as he requested.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER DR. LANYON'S NARRATIVE
6  'Well, master,' said Blathers, entering the room followed by his colleague, and making the door fast, before he said any more.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
7  'That crack down in the back lane at Edmonton, Blathers,' said Mr. Duff, assisting his colleague's memory.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
8  Mrs. St. Clair has most kindly put two rooms at my disposal, and you may rest assured that she will have nothing but a welcome for my friend and colleague.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
9  This is my friend and colleague, Dr. Watson.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In X. THE ADVENTURE OF THE NOBLE BACHELOR
10  "I commend that fact very carefully to your attention," said Holmes to his professional colleague.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. THE ADVENTURE OF THE DANCING MEN
11  My colleague, Dr. Watson, could tell you that we are very busy at present.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
12  The fact is, your Grace," said he, "that my colleague, Dr. Watson, and myself had an assurance from Dr. Huxtable that a reward had been offered in this case.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
13  Then I will tell you, relying entirely upon your honour and that of your colleague, Dr. Watson.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SECOND STAIN
14  The Prime Minister's manner was subdued, but I could see by the gleam of his eyes and the twitchings of his bony hands that he shared the excitement of his young colleague.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SECOND STAIN
15  The first notary handed over each note, as he examined it, to his colleague.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 59. The Will.
Example Sentence: (47 in 4 pages)
16  She's tolerant toward those impudent colleagues.
17  He bypassed his colleagues on the board and went ahead with the deal.
18  Staff voted to continue an unofficial strike in support of seven colleagues who were dismissed last week.
19  He was openly critical of his colleagues.
20  Faceless, unqualified reviewers define our work, remove our colleagues from panels and routinely breach confidentiality.
21  I don't discuss private matters with my colleagues.
22  A soldier would rather face a firing squad a thousand times over than just once have to look his own colleagues in the eye knowing he had failed them.
23  He could face censure from his colleagues.
24  Difficulties arise when people fail to consult their colleagues.
25  His former colleagues have denounced him as a spy.
26  He expressed goodwill towards his former colleagues.
27  Her colleagues were green with envy.
28  She was treated with scorn and ridicule by her colleagues when she applied for the job.
29  He immediately fired off an angry letter to his ministry colleagues.
30  He passed on any interesting snippets of information he could glean from his colleagues.