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 Meanings and Examples of DEPUTY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
deputy
 n.  one appointed as the substitute of another, and empowered to act for him; substitute in office
Classic Sentence: (27 in 2 pages)
1  tried to pay attention to what the deputy director was saying.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Get Context   In Chapter Two First Cross-examination
2  It was of no small importance for him, as this invitation from the deputy director, with whom he had never got on very well, meant that he was trying to improve his relations with him.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Get Context   In Chapter Two First Cross-examination
3  He was only speaking at the side of the telephone receiver while he waited for his connection, but in giving this invitation the deputy director was humbling himself.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Get Context   In Chapter Two First Cross-examination
4  "Pity," said the deputy director, and turned to the telephone conversation that had just been connected.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Get Context   In Chapter Two First Cross-examination
5  "Ask them then," said the deputy director.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Get Context   In Chapter Two First Cross-examination
6  As he went, the deputy director continued to speak about other things.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Get Context   In Chapter Two First Cross-examination
7  , and, using the intercom, he summoned his deputy who entered a few moments later.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Get Context   In Chapter Six K.'s uncle - Leni
8  Even when the door of the manager's office opened and revealed not very clearly, as if through a veil, the deputy director, he did no more than look up weakly.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Get Context   In Chapter Seven Lawyer - Manufacturer - Painter
9  would have liked to make him ten times livelier as he feared the deputy director might disappear again.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Get Context   In Chapter Seven Lawyer - Manufacturer - Painter
10  who, under the view of the deputy director, had bent back down over the papers.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Get Context   In Chapter Seven Lawyer - Manufacturer - Painter
11  If he ever felt tempted to doubt this, then his experience with the deputy director and the manufacturer that day would be quite enough to convince him of it.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Get Context   In Chapter Seven Lawyer - Manufacturer - Painter
12  of the result of his negotiations with the deputy director.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Get Context   In Chapter Seven Lawyer - Manufacturer - Painter
13  But the deputy director had already turned towards the gentlemen.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Get Context   In Chapter Seven Lawyer - Manufacturer - Painter
14  had not then glimpsed the deputy director in his office, looking for something from his bookshelves as if they were his own, he would probably even have made the attempt.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Get Context   In Chapter Seven Lawyer - Manufacturer - Painter
15  The deputy director's office was, of course, still as empty as the middle of the night, the servitor had probably been asked to summon him too but without success.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Get Context   In Chapter Nine In the Cathedral
Example Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  The Premier deputed the Foreign Minister to act as his deputy.
2  The manager was unable to attend but sent his deputy as a substitute.
3  The matter then goes to Justice Department superiors in the office of the deputy attorney general.
4  A deputy attorney general sat ready to protect the interests of the State of California.
5  The second time we met with Daley, I went with Warren Christopher, the deputy attorney general.
6  BReid, who is a former deputy district attorney, did not return a phone call seeking comment.
7  The deputy commander reportedly has twice refused to obey the commander's direct orders on troop deployment.
8  By convention the deputy leader is always a woman.
9  He had been widely tipped to get the new post of deputy director.
10  The head teacher's deputy assists with many of his duties.
11  Our deputy manager is the virtual head of the business.
12  I'd like you to meet Ann Gregory, my deputy.
13  When the company president is ill,most of his work will devolve onhis deputy.
14  She has been promoted from deputy manager to senior manager.
15  I must find someone to act as a deputy for me during my absence.