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Origin of colleague
Examples from the Web for colleague
“You got the wrong number for that,” Det. Johnson told her colleague, Coleman, over the phone while I fed her questions.
Maria Tomak says a colleague presented the document directly to Poroshenko when he met with volunteers on August 21.
His colleague at the British Museum, Dr. Jeremy Hill, who curated the 100 Objects book, opted for the word processor.
Mrs Saldanha, 46, answered the call and transferred it to a colleague, who gave details of the duchess's condition.
Kirk said he had reached out to Menendez and hoped to work with his colleague on the Russia sanctions this time around.NATO Plans New Military Outposts to Stop Putin—Just Don't Call Them Bases|Eli Lake|September 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He is a salesman in one of the large sweet shops, and the ballet dancer is his colleague!The Sexual Question|August Forel
I will vote to accept his application, and thus cancel out my colleague's negative vote.Star Surgeon|Alan Nourse
Your colleague, sir, put that young man to bed in a way that would have made you enjoy yourself.Roger Ingleton, Minor|Talbot Baines Reed
He could get but one man—his colleague, Dan Stone—to sign with him.The Life Of Abraham Lincoln|Ward H. Lamon
But they are not the most comfortable people to live with, as husband or wife, colleague or business partner.The Five Great Philosophies of Life|William de Witt Hyde
Word Origin for colleague
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."