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foreman

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Definition a person who is in charge of other workers

or:

a juror in a court case who is selected by other jurors to head the jury
  • She complained to the shop foreman.
foreman = a person who is in charge of other workers

or:

a juror in a court case who is selected by other jurors to head the jury
  • She was selected as foreman of the jury.
  • if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman
  • When evening came, the owner of the vineyard said to his foreman, "Call the workers and pay them their wages, beginning with the last ones hired and going on to the first."
    Matthew 20:8 (NIV)
  • The foreman handed a piece of paper to Mr. Tate who handed it to the clerk who handed it to the judge....
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • foreman = juror selected by other jurors to head the jury
  • 'Passengers are forbidden to cross the line on any pretence,' murmured the foreman, doubtfully.
    Edith Nesbit  --  The Railway Children
  • foreman = a person who is in charge of other workers
  • Listen to what a foreman has to tell you,
    Alexander Solzhenitsyn  --  One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
  • foreman = a person who is in charge of other workers
  • Franek, the foreman, one day noticed the gold-crowned tooth in my mouth.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • foreman = a person who is in charge of other workers
  • Foremen would cherry-pick the workers who looked like they would give the hardest day's work without complaining.
    W. William Winokur  --  The Perfect Game
  • foremen = The overseer (a person who is in charge of other workers)
  • The foreman screamed that I was worthless, a worthless child, that I must go.
    Mitch Albom  --  The Five People You Meet in Heaven
  • foreman = person in charge of the workers
  • His father had been crushed by a slate fall about a dozen years back on a section where Dad was the foreman.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky
  • foreman = a person who is in charge of other workers
  • "Took you long enough," said Curly, the construction foreman.
    Carl Hiassen  --  Hoot
  • foreman = someone who is in charge of other workers
  • 5TH JUROR [to the FOREMAN, hesitantly]: Are we going to sit in order?
    Reginald Rose  --  Twelve Angry Men
  • foreman = a juror in a court case who is selected by other jurors to head the jury
  • ...the night foreman kept a close watch on his crew.
    Dalton Trumbo  --  Johnny Got His Gun
  • foreman = a person who is in charge of other workers
  • The foreman ... refused at first to hire us, saying I was too young, that it was too late in the day—most field workers got up at the first wink of dawn.
    Victor Martinez  --  Parrot in the Oven
  • foreman = a person who is in charge of other workers
  • Jurgis clung to his guide like a scared child to its nurse, and while the latter hailed one foreman after another to ask if they could use another unskilled man, he stared about him and marveled.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • foreman = someone who is in charge of other workers
  • It was Curly, the sullen construction foreman.
    Carl Hiassen  --  Hoot
  • foreman = a person who is in charge of other workers
  • He did not add that he had paid three hundred dollars, and a foreman's job, for the satisfaction of knocking down "Phil" Connor a second time.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • He's a foreman in Brown's or used to be.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • Some of the foremen were union members, and many who were not had gone out with the men.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle

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