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Word Example of - agent

    Example Sentences for agent

    His business was to act as agent for American purchasers and European dealers.

    Something in the agent's attitude of literary absorption aggravated him.

    The agent seemed disappointed, but he gave Nat the directions.

    I was given a note of identification to the Paris agent of the bank.

    On reaching the Casino he found that he would have no difficulty in seeing the agent.

    Go with this agent, who will fix it with the ship captain so you can go to sea.

    As he approached the house of the agent he determined to ask his aid in carrying out his schemes.

    I have an agent in every principal port in Australia on the lookout for the Caribbee.

    An agent once appointed, people must transact their business with him.

    Already an agent was in communication with the English diplomats in Italy.

Word Origin & History of - agent

    Word Origin & History

    agent late 15c., "one who acts," from L. agentem (nom. agens, gen. agentis), prp. of agere "to set in motion, drive, lead, conduct" (see act). Meaning "any natural force or substance which produces a phenomenon" is first recorded 1570s.