in the person of


used to say that someone is the person who does something, provides something, etc.
Relief during the blackout arrived in the person of my brother, who brought flashlights and candles.

Examples of in the person of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The actors had a formidable fighter in their corner in the person of SAG president Ronald Reagan, the former Warner Bros. star who had downsized into television and, since 1953, had served as host of CBS’ anthology series General Electric Theater. Thomas Doherty, The Hollywood Reporter, 18 July 2023

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“In the person of.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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