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Besides, as he said to a colleague, "If we did not dissolve we would be showing the white feather."

Once place my colleague on the other side, You'd say, This lawyer should be deified!

He had approximately as many men at his disposal as his colleague—about 250,000.

With that, Vagualame held out his hand to his colleague, Juve!

She was luckier than her colleague La Rouche, who was far too good-natured with people.

He praised the vigour and the greatness of the speech they had heard from their colleague Moreau.

"I'd rather have a quieter sort of colleague," said Conway, dryly.

His colleague in the county is with us; has he any influence over the Knight?

"Oh, don't inconvenience the Count," interposed his colleague.

It was for this that I arraigned my colleague, and that I intend to arraign him.

WORD ORIGIN

1530s, from Middle French collègue (16c.), from Latin collega "partner in office," from com- "with" (see com-) + leg-, stem of legare "to choose" (see legate). So, "one chosen to work with another," or "one chosen at the same time as another."

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