Agent

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Definition

an agent: a representative, an advocate, a negotiator
noun
I spoke to Ivana Bümbüm's agent last week, to see if she would be available to play the part of Juliet in the opera.

Pronunciation examples
UK: I spoke to Ivana BümBüm's agent yesterday.
US: I am a Swedish secret agent.
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Examples

  • "Marlene : And you want to become my agent?"
  • "Customs Agent : Bon, confisqué."
  • "Besides, secret agents don't hug."
  • "I think it'd make your life easier too – you'll only deal with one person, rather than the usual cohort of agents, websites and airlines."
  • "I'm only going to ask you this one time, Agent Cheeter: Where is the microfiche?"
  • "Johnny Bushhorn : I'm Johnny Bushhorn, Hollywood agent."
  • "Customs Agent : Did you bring cheese, vegetables or animals into the country?"
  • "Lots of talent, but you need to have the right agent to promote you, otherwise you'll never make it in Hollywood."
  • "Customs Agent : What kind of plants?"
  • "Customs Agent : Hmm hm. Gerard?"

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