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Usage examples for operator

  1. The operator glanced professionally over the address and the length of the despatch. – The Twins of Table Mountain and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  2. He proved to be the telegraph operator, who had been a brave soldier in the late war. – Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897 by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  3. The operator wanted to know where. – Underground by Suelette Dreyfus
  4. " I guess it don't call for an answer, after all," he said as much to himself as to the operator. – What's-His-Name by George Barr McCutcheon
  5. The operator hesitated: " I haven't the change." – The Mountain Divide by Frank H. Spearman
  6. Any fine gold will then be seen lying on the bottom just under the nose of the operator. – Spinifex and Sand Five Years' Pioneering and Exploration in Western Australia by David W Carnegie
  7. Mr. Burton, Keith won't never get well, never, so's he can have that operator on his eyes, unless he takes some exercise an' gets his strength back. – Dawn by Eleanor H. Porter
  8. Dr. Gibert then made three experiments in putting this subject to sleep when she was in another part of the town, a third of a mile away from the operator, and at a time fixed by a third person, the experiment also being wholly unexpected by the subject. – Telepathy and the Subliminal Self by R. Osgood Mason
  9. Borst did less talking than any operator I ever knew. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  10. Kennedy turned to the operator. – The Film Mystery by Arthur B. Reeve
  11. The elevator operator was looking at him closely, and there's no use taking any chances. – The Telenizer by Don Thompson
  12. And with a mind and ingenuity far beyond his years, Jimmy Holden knew that he alone was the most active operator in this vicious drama. – The Fourth R by George Oliver Smith
  13. He nodded to the operator, and turned to the bar- room with a pleasing social impulse. – The Twins of Table Mountain and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  14. Again it was the wife of the chief coal operator, Freke, " who wanted me to know that she always got her clothes from New York." – Together by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
  15. This would be useless to the operator, as there are few, if any, that it would be advisable to prepare. – American Handbook of the Daguerrotype by Samuel D. Humphrey
  16. Chapter Thirteen The Black Plane Just before the tri- motor wheeled off the ramp at Omaha, the radio operator at the field hurried up with a message. – Jane Stewardess of the Air Lines by Ruthe S. Wheeler
  17. Salt was first so tasted by the operator, whereupon the subject, C., instantly and loudly cried out: " What's that salt stuff?" – Telepathy and the Subliminal Self by R. Osgood Mason
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