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

The meaning of "Secretary" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does secretary mean?
A: 受付 or 長官
Q: What does but then you're not married to your secretary

this means he is not married to secretary at the moment?? mean?
A: this means that the mom asks/tells the dad to deal with the fact that her omelets aren’t as great as the ones that the dad’s secretary makes because the dad is not married to the secretary while he is married to his wife ( the mom)
Q: What does The secretary's kept me on hold for ages mean?
A: It means that the Secretary has kept you waiting for a long time.

Being put ‘on hold’ in this context means to make you wait on the telephone. Quite often music will play through the phone while you wait to be put through to the person who you originally phoned to speak to.
Q: What does When his secretary telephoned the board meeting AT SHORT NOTICE mean?
A: "Short notice" means without much time to prepare. For example, if your teacher says, "We will have a quiz in 10 minutes - you have 10 minutes to study and prepare for the quiz." You might say, "That's short notice. It's not enough time to study. I need more time!"
Q: What does secretary mean?
A: the person who takes money from you or books you an appointment with the doctor or a person in a company

Example sentences using "Secretary"

Q: Please show me example sentences with secretary.
A: She heard the secretary typing.

He hired a secretary.

I haven't even told my secretary yet.

Tom wrote a letter to his secretary.

I need my secretary's help.

Synonyms of "Secretary" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between The secretary said, "The Headmaster left his office about an hour ago." and The secretary said, "The Headmaster had left his office about an hour before." ?
A: There is no real difference apart from the fact that the second sentence is more formal.
Q: What is the difference between "He gets his secretary to make coffee for him." and "He has his secretary make coffee for him." ?
A: "He gets her to do it" implies that he must persuade her to do it. "He has her do it" implies that it's part of her job and she doesn't need to be persuaded.
Q: What is the difference between I’ll have my secretary fax it to you right away. and I’ll make my secretary fax it to you right away. ?
A: No difference. "I'll make my secretary..." might be a little rude though.
Q: What is the difference between I engaged him as a temporary secretary. and I retained him as a temporary secretary. ?
A: Not really. You can engage someone in a project I suppose, but that’s not really hiring them. “Employ” is a better word for “hire”
Q: What is the difference between The secretary has a rental car reserved for the CEO at the airport whenever he has to attend a conference in another country. and The secretary has reserved a rental car for the CEO at the airport whenever he has to attend a conference in another country. ?
A: "has a rental car reserved" means it will happen in the future. "has reserved a rental car" mean it has happened in the past.
If you want to talk about the past, you need to change the rest of the sentence to match: "The secretary has reserved a rental car for the CEO at the airport whenever he has attended a conference in another country."

Translations of "Secretary"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? (A secretary talking to her boss)

Someone would like to speak to you.

What does he want?

I don't know?


What does he want?

What is the formal way of saying this? What's is his intention?
A: "What does he want?" is fine.

"What does he need?"

"What did he request?"

"What is it that he requested/ needed?"

"What is it that he wanted?"
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? secretary
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I am a secretary wanna practice English.
A: I’m a secretary who wants to practice English
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? secretary
A: Secretary.
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? secretary
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Other questions about "Secretary"

Q: secretary: Welcome to Los Angeles Hospital. How can I help you?

Patient: I'm sorry to say this, but i'm very unhappy with the service.

secretary: What's the problem?

Patient: I've been calling all the week to set an appointment with the doctor, but nobody answers the phone.

Secretary: Oh, im sorry to hear that. I will schedule you an appointment right now

patient: Thank you

Secretary: Is there somerging else i can do for you?

Patient: Yes, improve your telephone service.

Secretary: Of course we will.

Patient: Thank you for the attention. Does this sound natural?
A: Perfecto, solo un pequeño consejo:
Patient: I've been calling all the week

El "the" no es necesario ;)
Q: "I asked your secretary to tell you I would be absent today."

Does a teacher usually have a secretary at university in English speaking countries?
A: No not really. At the university I went to the teachers answered their own phones and typically communicated through emails. Though there might be an intern that works for a whole department, they usually don't take the teacher's calls for them.
Q: I go to check in the secretary Does this sound natural?
A: I go to check in with the secretary OR
I go to check in at the secretary's office
Q: "She is my secretary" Does this sound natural?
A: sound good. Only thing is when you said Secretary, it sounded like swecetary
Q: I haven't met our secretary yet. ...........?
1- what's she like
2- How is she like
3- what does she like
4- how is she
A: 1. What is she like can mean more than appearance, it can also mean what is she like as a person, eg is she friendly, rude, helpful, arrogant ....

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