secret agent


: a person who tries to get secret information about another country, government, etc.

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Recent Examples on the Web In Alfred Hitchcock’s spy adventure, Cary Grant stars as an ad executive mistaken for a secret agent who goes on the run. Wesley Stenzel,, 27 Mar. 2024 The show was a smash hit on Canal+ in France due to its look at the psychology of secret agents, inclusion of geopolitical issues that resonated with current events and international locations. Elsa Keslassy, Variety, 27 Feb. 2024 Following No Time to Die, there have been several worthy contenders vying to become the world’s most famous secret agent including Idris Elba, Jamie Dornan, Theo James, Henry Cavill, Tom Hardy, and Regé-Jean Page. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 19 Mar. 2024 Her story coincidentally mirrors the mission of a real-life spy syndicate, putting her in the cross-hairs of dangerous secret agents. Danielle Directo-Meston, The Hollywood Reporter, 29 Jan. 2024 Despite Brosnan giving Murphy, 47, his seal of approval to play the fictional secret agent, the Oppenheimer star feels otherwise. Becca Longmire, Peoplemag, 8 Mar. 2024 The success of the James Bond books and films had set off a chain reaction, with secret agents proliferating on both large and small screens. CBS News, 26 Sep. 2023 If the accusations are true, Rocha may turn out to have been one of Cuba’s most successful secret agents. Nora Gámez Torres, Miami Herald, 14 Feb. 2024 That unexpected call sets off a deadly chain of events as Peter uncovers a vast conspiracy that involves secret agents and the highest levels of government. Emily Blackwood, Peoplemag, 6 Feb. 2024

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