One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In the physical form of.‘trouble arrived in the person of a short, mustached Berliner’
- ‘Joy then introduced the guest celebrity in the person of yours truly, this humble correspondent!’
- ‘And of course that is exactly what we have now in the person of King George II.’
- ‘Tibet's message to the world is that it has offered its best in the person of His Holiness, the Dalai Lama to the world community.’
- ‘The government came off the boat, in the person of the governor and his officials, carrying all the authority of the government in Britain.’
- ‘However if the cord blood transplant had not been successful, they had a perfectly matched bone marrow donor in the person of Adam, the infant.’
- ‘She also calls in reinforcements in the person of her sister, Julie.’
- ‘I decided, or God in the person of the Virgin Mary decided, that the risk was worth taking, and I enlisted my mother to help me.’
- ‘This was the age of national liberation, and its politics were exemplified, even after his downfall, in the person of Napoleon Bonaparte.’
- ‘My advice is to immediately contact their embassy in the person of the ambassador and make a statement.’
- ‘She quickly ends up in Canada, searching out her past in the person of her lost brother.’
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