SERVANT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SERVANT
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servant
 n.  a person working in the service of another, especially in the household
 n.  someone in a subordinate position
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  "You are a strange servant," she said from her pillows, rather haughtily.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
2  "I'm Mrs. Medlock's servant," she said stoutly.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
3  When he did awake at last it was brilliant morning and a servant was standing staring at him.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
4  He was an Italian servant and was accustomed, as all the servants of the villa were, to accepting without question any strange thing his foreign master might do.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
5  Jim was most ruined for a servant, because he got stuck up on account of having seen the devil and been rode by witches.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER II.
6  Hold on a minute, my servant 'll he'p you with them bags.'
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV.
7  I forgot I was the old man's servant.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI.
8  In the morning the servant and the housemaid came in.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE FIR TREE
9  An old grandmother was sitting in the air; her grand-daughter, the poor and lovely servant just come for a short visit.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
10  An honest farmer had once an ass that had been a faithful servant to him a great many years, but was now growing old and every day more and more unfit for work.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE TRAVELLING MUSICIANS
11  At last, as they drew near the end of their journey, this treacherous servant threatened to kill her mistress if she ever told anyone what had happened.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE GOOSE-GIRL
12  Then the queen was very much frightened; for she knew that the glass always spoke the truth, and was sure that the servant had betrayed her.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In SNOWDROP
13  A farmer had a faithful and diligent servant, who had worked hard for him three years, without having been paid any wages.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE MISER IN THE BUSH
14  But he had a strange custom; every day after dinner, when the table was cleared, and no one else was present, a trusty servant had to bring him one more dish.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE WHITE SNAKE
15  This had gone on for a long time, when one day the servant, who took away the dish, was overcome with such curiosity that he could not help carrying the dish into his room.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE WHITE SNAKE
Example Sentence: (29 in 2 pages)
1  A servant is known by his master's absence.
2  The servant struck in with the remark that Mr.
3  Ask the hour maid servant to clean the floor.
4  Money is a good servant, but a bad master.
5  Where might is master, justice is servant.
6  He had been groomed for a career in the Civil Service / groomed as a future civil servant.
7  He was a loyal, distinguished and very competent civil servant.
8  Last year, a civil servant was imprisoned for leaking a document to the press.
9  The minister warned that any civil servant not at his desk faced immediate suspension.
10  From the evidence the detective deduced that the servant had done it.
11  Tell the servant to knock me up at five o'clock.
12  The servant bowed the guests out as they left.
13  The master left his money with a trusty servant.
14  If money be not thy servant, it will be thy master.
15  But next minute I whirled in on a kind of an explanation how a valley was different from a common servant and HAD to go to church whether he wanted to or not, and set with the family, on account of its being the law.