Getting yelled at for being the bearer of bad news—or even non-news—is not uncommon.
Not to be the bearer of ill tidings, Herman, but you are close to the last person in America still wondering this.
In about 12 minutes the gun carriage and bearer party and escort party, led by a band of the Royal Marines, will lead off.
How would people in the audience have known that here was a bearer of friendly fire, not an accomplice in the massacre?
Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but here at Royalist towers we think not.
“I would prefer to become the bearer of terms than of information,” he said.
He had a large blue envelope in his hand, and was evidently the bearer of a message.
She turned her head and glanced at some cards that the bearer had brought in on a tray.
A little adventure had befallen me, in which the bearer of it figured—not to advantage.
Miss Alton, the bearer of this, is the person I recommended as worthy the honour of attending you as a companion.