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colleague
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Definition
fellow worker — especially in a respected profession such as teaching, medicine, or law
  • Then I knew her: she was Mary Beth Baird, our old Sunday school colleague and the girl Owen had selected for the role of the Virgin Mary.
    p. 579.4
  • At Bishop Strachan, I have long argued with my colleagues that we should teach Hardy in Grade 13—even Grade 12 is too soon!
    p. 318.8
  • In the staff room, Evelyn Barber, one of my colleagues in the English Department, asked me what I thought of the contra-aid article in The Globe and Mail.
    p. 329.4
  • That got quite a few laughs from my colleagues, who were expecting a diatribe from me; on the one hand, they complain about my "predictable politics," but they are just like the students—they enjoy getting me riled up.
    p. 329.5
  • I have spent twenty years teaching teenagers; I don't know if I've been a maturing influence on any of them, but they have turned me and my colleagues into teenagers.
    p. 329.7
  • In the staff room, my colleagues were yapping about the school elections; the elections were yesterday, when I noticed an impatient thrill in morning chapel—before the balloting for head girl.
    p. 329.7
  • My new colleague's name is Eleanor Pribst, and I would love to read what Jane Austen might have written about her.
    p. 537.1
  • And my new colleague—Ms.
    p. 557.2

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