EMPLOYER in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of EMPLOYER
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employer
 n.  a person or firm that employs workers
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Stangerson was a quiet reserved man, but his employer, I am sorry to say, was far otherwise.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VI. TOBIAS GREGSON SHOWS WHAT HE CAN DO
2  It was only early in the morning or late at night that I could earn anything, so that I began to get behind hand with my employer.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER VI. A CONTINUATION OF THE REMINISCENCES OF JOHN W...
3  The mischief such a man does on an estate, both as to the credit of his employer and the welfare of the poor, is inconceivable.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
4  I went round to my employer, found him in the same dismantled kind of room, and was told to keep at it until Wednesday, and then come again.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. The Adventure of The Stockbroker's Clerk
5  This one acted as your engager, and then found that he could not find you an employer without admitting a third person into his plot.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. The Adventure of The Stockbroker's Clerk
6  Oh, it may be a mere fancy of mine; but it had seemed to me sometimes that my employer, Mr. Carruthers, takes a great deal of interest in me.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SOLITARY CYCLIST
7  I am sure that you will respect my confidence, Mr. Holmes, when I tell you that my place here has become difficult, owing to the fact that my employer has proposed marriage to me.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SOLITARY CYCLIST
8  When he was ruined I came to the college as servant, but I never forgot my old employer because he was down in the world.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE THREE STUDENTS
9  The first two that he tried were not successes, but the third, Mr. Willoughby Smith, a very young man straight from the university, seems to have been just what his employer wanted.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In X. THE ADVENTURE OF THE GOLDEN PINCE-NEZ
10  Young Smith knew nobody in the neighbourhood, and lived very much as his employer did.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In X. THE ADVENTURE OF THE GOLDEN PINCE-NEZ
11  The secretary came back, and told his employer of the woman he had met.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In X. THE ADVENTURE OF THE GOLDEN PINCE-NEZ
12  You can tell your employer, Lord Mount-James, that I do not wish to have anything to do either with him or with his agents.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE MISSING THREE-QUARTER
13  She did not attempt to conceal her hatred for her late employer.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ABBEY GRANGE
14  It was not her employer who created these perplexities.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 9
15  Young Harry Paine, who was to marry his employer's daughter on Monday, had come to the tent with a crowd of friends and danced all evening.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: X
Example Sentence: (137 in 10 pages)
16  All persons engaged in public administration serve in a special legal relationship whereby the public law institution is the employer.
17  A certain percentage of your salary is kept back by your employer as an insurance payment.
18  His tightfisted employer was unwilling to give him a raise.
19  A good rule of thumb is that a broker must generate sales of ten times his salary if his employer is to make a profit.
20  A senior official was stripped of all his privileges for publicly criticising his employer.
21  Such was her obsession for collecting any memorabilia of her heart throb, that she stole about a million dollars from her employer, North Kesteven District Council, to fund her habit.
22  My employer's self-control was as brittle as an egg-shell.
23  An essential element to the doctrine is the employer's "continued willingness to employ" the employee.
24  The facts seem to indicate that her harassment is the direct result of her employer's discriminatory attitude regarding her disability.
25  Although she appeared to acquiesce to her employer's suggestions, I could tell she had reservations about the changes he wanted made.
26  Accustomed to cold, aloof supervisors, Nicholas was amazed at how affable his new employer was.
27  Mr. Fezziwig was a benevolent employer, who wished to make Christmas merrier for young Scrooge and his other employees.
28  Her employer offered to defray the costs of her postgraduate education.
29  Constantly fawning on his employer, humble Uriah Heap was a servile creature.
30  The employer was very solicitous about the health of her employees as replacements were difficult to get.