English version

clerk

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishclerkclerk1 /klɑːk $ klɜːrk/ ●●○ S3 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 WORKERsomeone who keeps records or accounts in an office 🔊 a clerk in a commercial firm2 BOSHOP/STORE American English someone whose job is to help people in a shop 🔊 the clerk in the shoe store3 American EnglishBODLT someone whose job is to help people when they arrive at and leave a hotel 🔊 Leave the keys with the desk clerk.4 PGOan official in charge of the records of a court, town council etc5 RRC old use a priest in the Church of England
Examples from the Corpus
clerka clerk at a convenience storeBenefices, however, were not the only church assets which the king exploited for his clerks.Right now I am working as a law clerk downtown.We went to eat lunch in a restaurant frequented by poorly paid clerks and secretaries and, no doubt, messengers.There are groups of employees with specific job specialties, such as cashiers, stock clerks, and meat-cutters.His signature was duly witnessed by two of the clerks in the firm.Please return your keys to the clerk at the front desk.The clerk on that day was Miss Claire Robinson.At the ValuJet counter, two clerks tried to pay attention to their immediate task: putting people on other ValuJet flights.He cooked for himself and for others, eventually branching out to jobs as a wine clerk and private chef.desk clerkAt the time, he said, Jackson was working as a desk clerk at the hotel.Al Perry, Hotel Congress desk clerk.There was no desk clerk in the notebook.The same desk clerk was on duty when Kragan left the hotel two hours later, at nine in the evening.It had to be the desk clerk.On the third night, she went up ahead while he uncorked a bottle and shared it with the desk clerk.The desk clerk was a worried, grey-haired man with steel-rimmed glasses and a medal.
clerkclerk2 verb [intransitive] especially American English informal 🔊 🔊 WORK/DO WORKto work as a clerk→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
clerkHe was a great role model-he had even clerked for Oliver Wendell Holmes.He clerked in a cigar shop.
From Longman Business Dictionaryclerkclerk /klɑːkklɜːrk/ noun [countable]JOB1someone who keeps records or accounts in an officea filing clerk articled clerk bank clerk correspondence clerk filing clerk ledger clerk2an official in charge of the records of a court, town council etcPlans of the land were deposited with the clerk of the county council.3American EnglishTRAVEL someone who deals with people arriving in a hotelLeave the keys with the desk clerk. see also salesclerk
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Verb table
clerk
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyclerk
he, she, itclerks
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyclerked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave clerked
he, she, ithas clerked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad clerked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill clerk
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have clerked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam clerking
he, she, itis clerking
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you, we, theyare clerking
Past
I, he, she, itwas clerking
you, we, theywere clerking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been clerking
he, she, ithas been clerking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been clerking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be clerking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been clerking
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