SUPERINTENDENT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SUPERINTENDENT
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superintendent
 n.  a person who is in charge of work done in a particular department or office
 n.  janitor or custodian in a building
Classic Sentence: (40 in 3 pages)
1  It was "Professor" George Edwin Mott, superintendent of schools, a Chinese mandarin turned brown, who held Carol's hand and made her welcome.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
2  Carol did not recover her zeal till two days after, when she tried Mrs. George Edwin Mott, wife of the superintendent of schools.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
3  The local superintendent, who remained through the week while the other enlighteners went to other Chautauquas for their daily performances.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
4  He had a long story to tell of his quarrel with the superintendent of his department, and how he was now a plain workingman, and a good union man as well.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 25
5  Then there were yells and hoots, continuing until at last the superintendent came to the door.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 26
6  Then one day late in August, a superintendent ran into the place and shouted to Jurgis and his gang to drop their work and come.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 26
7  My master was Colonel Lloyd's clerk and superintendent.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
8  voices in the rear of the crowd were suddenly heard saying, and the general attention turned to the police superintendent's trap which drove into the square attended by two mounted dragoons.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXIII
9  "The count has not left, he is here, and an order will be issued concerning you," said the superintendent of police.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXIII
10  The crowd halted, pressing around those who had heard what the superintendent had said, and looking at the departing trap.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXIII
11  The superintendent of police turned round at that moment with a scared look, said something to his coachman, and his horses increased their speed.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXIII
12  Following the superintendent of police and talking loudly the crowd went in the direction of the Lubyanka Street.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXIII
13  from the superintendent of the lunatic asylum.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXIV
14  The superintendent of police, whom the crowd had stopped, went in to see him at the same time as an adjutant who informed the count that the horses were harnessed.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXV
15  The superintendent ordered her to leave the shop on the instant.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VIII—MADAME VICTURNIEN EXPENDS THIRTY FRANCS ON M...
Example Sentence:
1  In New York City, where I grew up, the superintendent was the guy who fixed the plumbing or the boiler.
2  The superintendent of Lowood (for such was this lady) having taken her seat before a pair of globes placed on one of the tables, summoned the first class round her, and commenced giving a lesson on geography; the lower classes were called by the teachers: repetitions in history, grammar, &c., went on for an hour.
3  Following the superintendent's guidance, we had to thread some intricate passages, and mount a staircase before we reached her apartment.
4  He became superintendent of the bank's East African branches.
5  He was stopped at the airport by an assistant superintendent of police.
6  "The answer is a new, more challenging state-mandated curriculum," said the superintendent of a high school in Chemung County.
7  He was appointed to superintend the toy department.
8  Her job is to superintend the production process.