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messenger

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmessengermes‧sen‧ger1 /ˈmesɪndʒə, -sən- $ -ər/ ●○○ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 INFORMATIONMESSAGEsomeone whose job is to deliver messages or documents, or someone who takes a message to someone else2 blame/shoot the messenger
Examples from the Corpus
messengerIn the late afternoon a messenger arrived to inform me that the chief was on his way.Deaver also appeared to act as a messenger between the First lady and her husband, and sometimes even as a surrogate.When he was sixteen Alan got a job as a messenger boy in an advertising agency.The role chosen by the teacher here is as neutral as possible, to avoid confrontation, effectively a messenger.Captain Anderson did not come himself, but sent a messenger instead.He placed the bet by messenger.Those signals are carried from nerve cell to nerve cell by chemical messengers called neurotransmitters.He will let my messenger go, I am sure.Conrad of Speyer was charged with executing one messenger and detaining others.The king's messenger stayed in Rome for further talks.The weaver shook his head but the messenger dared not leave his door till his master's errand had been fulfilled.Fedora Barbieri with Hina Spani in the role of the messenger.
messengermessenger2 verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 to send a letter, package etc somewhere using a messenger→ See Verb table
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Verb table
messenger
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theymessenger
he, she, itmessengers
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theymessengered
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave messengered
he, she, ithas messengered
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad messengered
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill messenger
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have messengered
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam messengering
he, she, itis messengering
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you, we, theyare messengering
Past
I, he, she, itwas messengering
you, we, theywere messengering
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been messengering
he, she, ithas been messengering
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been messengering
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be messengering
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been messengering
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