Example sentences for: informant

How can you use “informant” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • For example, a single Georgia informant used fatpoke meaning a `fat person,' which one might reasonably guess derives from analogy with slowpoke , or it may also be an r -less pronunciation and figurative use of fat pork , a dialect name for `fat back' or `salt pork.

  • A different sort of theatrical provenance is offered by an informant with experience in several large-cast stage productions.

  • A former drug informant and a dropout from the U.S. witness protection program, Miller has found a safe haven on St. Kitts, where his bullying and his cash have won him enormous political influence with the island's shaky government.

  • It was at first thought that Cook and the naturalist Joseph Banks, who was at his side, had erred, either in their understanding or in their documentation, and it was later suggested that an Aboriginal informant had misunderstood the question and replied I don't know or something a little less polite.

  • Roucouyennes (Caribs) rubbed their dogs with Hibiscus abelmoschus with the expectation that its pungent smell would prevent jaguars from biting their dogs [ 21 ] . Tukanoan tribes in South America also believed that deer had an inoffensive body odour that was linked to their diet of "pure" foods such as fresh sprouts, young green leaves and sweet fruits [ 31 ] . Tukanoan tribes also believed that people and animals have smells related to the food that they eat and the environment that they lived in [ 31 ] . This association of animal smells with their environment is perhaps what the informant was referring to in his reference to an agouti and the smell of its Piper marginatum "bed".

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