Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Agent"

The meaning of "Agent" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does natural agents mean?
A: It's referring to wind, water, animals, etc, the forces of nature that change the environment naturally
for example: rocks turn in sand because of natural agents like water and wind
Q: What does The agent must now tell her that the policy will be rated, increasing her PREMIUM by 25 percent. mean?
A: An insurance premium is the amount a person has to pay every month to keep the insurance.
Q: What does a new agent is not always likely to find many welcome mats when he’s out there POUNDING THE PAVEMENT mean?
A: "pounding the pavement" is an idiomatic expression that means working very hard in a determined way to achieve a goal ... so the sentence is saying that a new agent won't find many welcome mats (won't have much success) despite working very hard.
Q: What does The diplomatic agent of the delivery company is the one to deliver my consignment to you in your country mean?
A: I think they are defining the meaning of the term “diplomatic agent”.
In this situation it seems like the diplomatic agent of the delivery company is the person/vehicle from the delivery company that will deliver the product (consignment) to you. It seems like I said the same thing but for example if the delivery company is DHL, the DHL delivery driver/truck is diplomatic agent. I hope that wasn’t confusing for you...
Q: What does agent mean?
A: Here it means "the lotion"...Because Agent sometimes means "a chemical or substance that is used for a particular purpose or that has a particular effect"

Example sentences using "Agent"

Q: Please show me example sentences with agent.
A: 1. Loki is an agent of chaos.
2. James Bond is a famous secret agent.
3. The landlord appointed her nephew to be the agent of her affairs while she was in the hospital.
4. For someone who is not diabetic, insulin can be an agent for heart attacks.
Q: Please show me example sentences with a real agent did not show up and had called me 15 min after the appointment time. his car broke down so the inspection was canceled.... it feels like he lied to me. i d like to know how to complain!!! i shoud ve complained but just said no worries:(.
A: I understand! You could say, “hello, I recently made an appointment with a real estate agent. However, he only told me that he could not come, 15 minutes after our appointed time, claiming that his car broke down. This is highly unprofessional. If his car had truly broke down, then why did he not call me before the appointment? It sounds like he simply wanted a way to weasel out of coming as the timing does not match up. I had to cancel important things in order to set up this appointment. This has not only caused me to waste my time, but it has also made me stressed. I hope you will talk to your employee about this. Thank you.” There you go!:)

Synonyms of "Agent" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between my agent has just gotten me a job and my agent just got me a job ?
A: “gotten” is in past tense, meaning it already happened, in this case is true, but saying, “my agent just got me a job.” Sounds more natural than, “my agent has just gotten me a job.” Though, both are acceptable!
Q: What is the difference between agent and agency ?
A: An agent is a person, an agency is a place where an agent would work. So, an agent works at an agency.
Q: What is the difference between agent and agency ?
A: @monster_tree
Agent is a person
Agency is usually a company.
Q: What is the difference between agent and agency ?
A: an "agent" is a singular person for example a "property agent" is the person who helps you find your home. Agency is used to describe the company the person works at, for example "the property agent, worked at a very successful property agency"

Another example would be, "james bond is a very good secret agent, he works at the spy agency" again the agent refers to the singular person and the agency refers to where that agent works.

There are other ways of using the words "agent" and "agency" but these are the most basic uses.
Q: What is the difference between agent and agency ?
A: @mion93 Yes, that's the general idea!

It's a little more complicated because while you can call many companies "agencies", you wouldn't call everyone who worked for these agencies an "agent". Examples might be helpful:

Agent: FBI agent, CIA agent, Secret Service agent
Agencies: FBI, CIA, the Secret Service

You wouldn't call a SpaceX engineer an agent, but SpaceX can be called an agency.

It's a little complicated even for a native speaker like myself, so don't worry if you don't fully understand the differences!

Summary: You can use agent to describe a lot of different organizations or companies. You can't use agent for every worker. In fact, I'd just use it for security agencies/organizations for now.

Translations of "Agent"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? agent immobilier
A: You can say "real estate agent" or "realtor".
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? agent immobilier
A: A real estate agent or a realtor.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 그 회사는 대부분 ~의 agent 입니다.
A: That company is mostly an agent of ~.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? agent immobilier
A: Real estate agent
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 面试成功后 我需要给你 agent fees 吗?
A: Do I need to pay if I pass the interview?

Other questions about "Agent"

Q: “County agent come by last week.”
In this sentence, why was the present tense used, instead of the past form ‘came’?
A: I don't know. You're correct it should be "came". If the sentence was written to represent a specific accent, that could explain it. Essentially colloquial speech.
Q: He sent the agent on a mission deep in enemy territory.

Does this sentence mean "the agent sent by him was on a mission deep in enemy territory ?"
A: @leopard7 yea about so!
Q: what is purchasing agent job in America?
A: 仕入れ係
Q: The agent is light brown and scentless and a dose of about 10 mg is enough to kill people by skin touch. does this sound natural?
A: Instead of "by skin touch" you can say "on contact"
Q: If you were the agent Ellen Ripley, what would you do in her situation?
Don't be serious or formal in your answers :)

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