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 Meanings and Examples of SECRETARY
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secretary
 n.  a person who is the head of an administrative department of government
 n.  an assistant who handles clerical work for a boss or an organization
Classic Sentence: (87 in 6 pages)
1  He was accompanied in his travels by his private secretary, Mr. Joseph Stangerson.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VI. TOBIAS GREGSON SHOWS WHAT HE CAN DO
2  Every effort should be made to find the secretary, Stangerson, and to ascertain some particulars of the habits of the deceased.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VI. TOBIAS GREGSON SHOWS WHAT HE CAN DO
3  He is after the secretary Stangerson, who had no more to do with the crime than the babe unborn.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VI. TOBIAS GREGSON SHOWS WHAT HE CAN DO
4  He and his secretary, Mr. Stangerson, had been travelling on the Continent.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VI. TOBIAS GREGSON SHOWS WHAT HE CAN DO
5  When at last he was liberated, it was only to find that Drebber's house was deserted, and that he and his secretary had departed for Europe.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
6  "I would rather find him private secretary to the First Lord than anything else," was William's only answer, in an undervoice, not meant to reach far, and the subject dropped.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
7  I have had some confidential talks with Mr. James Wilder, his Grace's secretary.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
8  Beside him stood a very young man, whom I understood to be Wilder, the private secretary.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
9  The nobleman's reply was interrupted by his secretary, who broke in with some heat.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
10  When the nobleman and his secretary had left, my friend flung himself at once with characteristic eagerness into the investigation.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
11  In the middle of it was the black figure of the secretary, his head advanced, peering out into the night.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
12  Holmes's cold and inexorable manner showed the secretary that it was useless to argue with him.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
13  But my friend's eyes were fixed upon the secretary, who stood by his master's chair.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
14  My friend waited until the door had closed behind the retreating secretary.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
15  He has a secretary who is devoted to his interests, and never budges from the study all day.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF CHARLES AUGUSTUS MILVERTON
Example Sentence: (54 in 4 pages)
16  And she is honorary secretary of the Association of Liberal Democrat Councillors, which also tackles live issues in the area.
17  He is a former defence secretary of the United States and a grandee of the Democratic Party.
18  It would be difficult to find a man to take the place of the secretary.
19  The club secretary will now draw the raffle.
20  Lucy is the best person to fill this secretary vacancy.
21  First the secretary read out the minutes of the last meeting.
22  The Prime Minister seems to be trying to rehabilitate the former defence secretary.
23  The general secretary may represent the president at official ceremonies.
24  He left the transaction of the matter to his secretary.
25  There's no hope to succeed; the secretary is helping the old manager back sadly.
26  The manager was about to leave when his secretary called him back.
27  Next week will be particularly fraught as we've just lost our secretary.
28  My job is somewhere between a secretary and a personal assistant.
29  My secretary will phone you to arrange a meeting.
30  This is no time to have a political ingenue as secretary of state.