And now as they sat at the table, the sharp-witted junior caught and interpreted every indication on his senior colleague’s face—half a word, a glance, or a wink.
No, I don’t intend to leave the prisoner’s defense altogether to my talented colleague from Petersburg.
My esteemed and witty colleague, Nikolay Parfenovitch, told me afterwards that he was almost moved to tears at the sight of him.
"As to the opinion of my learned colleague," the Moscow doctor added ironically in conclusion, "that the prisoner would, on entering the court, have naturally looked at the ladies and not straight before him, I will only say that, apart from the playfulness of this theory, it is radically unsound.
There are no more uses of "colleague" in the book.
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The surgeon consulted his colleagues.
I’m not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.