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trouble man

noun
1.
troubleshooter (def 2).
Origin of trouble man
1885-1890
1885-90, Americanism
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  • He first disconnected the wires and waited till I sent for a trouble-man.

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  • That is what the trouble-man 118told us might have been done.

    Whispering Wires Henry Leverage
  • Ask Jack Nefe, or whoever is in charge, for the trouble-man who fixed the phone last night.

    Whispering Wires Henry Leverage
  • “The jig is up, then,” said the trouble-man, turning toward the telephone.

    Whispering Wires Henry Leverage
  • How did the trouble-man get into this house in the first place, Mr. Drew?

    Whispering Wires Henry Leverage
  • “I believe it was the trouble-man,” said Loris, as Drew returned after locking the door to the hallway.

    Whispering Wires Henry Leverage
  • “Good-by is right,” whispered the trouble-man, extending his hands toward Delaney, who fished out a small key.

    Whispering Wires Henry Leverage
  • There was no evidence shown that the trouble-man had ever talked with anybody, via wire, from the mansion.

    Whispering Wires Henry Leverage

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