WORKER in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of WORKER
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 n.  a laborer or employee
Classic Sentence: (46 in 4 pages)
1  Someone had to nurse him and that meant one less worker at the business of fence building, hoeing, weeding and plowing.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
2  And so he had leisure to muse on all its exquisite details, as a hard worker, on a holiday morning, might lie still and watch the beam of light travel gradually across his room.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
3  He's a worker, all right, ma'm, and he's got some ketch-on about him; but he's a mean one.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: X
4  Old Antanas had been a worker ever since he was a child; he had run away from home when he was twelve, because his father beat him for trying to learn to read.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 5
5  He was introduced by his friend to an Irishman named "Buck" Halloran, who was a political "worker" and on the inside of things.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 25
6  The work was clumsy, the worker cross.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
7  A force composed of earth and heaven results from humanity and governs it; this force is a worker of miracles; marvellous issues are no more difficult to it than extraordinary vicissitudes.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
8  Let not a single worker remain inactive here.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
9  The worker must work for the glory of his handiwork, not simply for pay; the thinker must think for truth, not for fame.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In V
10  Mr. Bedford consented to become one of the trustees of the school, and in that capacity, and as a worker for it, he has been connected with it for eighteen years.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter X.
11  And I hear he is a good worker, too.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen
Get Context   In ACT II
12  The worker recognized Clym, and Yeobright learnt from the voice that the speaker was Humphrey.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: 2 He Is Set upon by Adversities but He Sings a Song
13  As he reached the fifth floor, he decided to give up the search, took his leave of a friendly, young worker who wanted to lead him on still further and went down the stairs.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Get Context   In Chapter Two First Cross-examination
14  The cotton mills of England were standing idle and the workers were starving, and any blockader who could outwit the Yankee fleet could command his own price in Liverpool.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
15  Let the English mill workers starve because they can't get our cotton but never, never strike a blow for slavery.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  The man claimed to be a social worker and the old woman believed him.
17  A worker put a prop against the wall of the tunnel to keep it from falling.
18  Edwards is a Methodist lay preacher and social worker.
19  He is an unskilled worker who bungles consistently.
20  The worker tried to pierce a hole in a piece of leather.
21  The worker oils the machine to operate it more efficiently.
22  I judge him a skilled worker.
23  An old worker spread his padded coat on the floor and insisted that I lie down for a while.
24  Xiao Li has made a pair of cottonpadded trousers for a retired worker.
25  He wanted to change his days off and got a fellow worker to trade with him.
26  The worker fined the metal down.
27  Don't be misled by appearances, he's a good worker.
28  I could have him for my fellow worker but not for a friend.
29  The unemployed worker was down to his last penny when at last he found a job.
30  Each government worker is accountable for his own work.