Which preposition to use with assistants

in Occurrences 113%

[Footnote 1: My assistant in the Museum of Practical Geology, Mr. Newton, invented this excellent method of obtaining thin slices of coal.] Now let us suppose two such slices to be prepared from our lump of coal one parallel with the bedding, the other perpendicular to it; and let us call the one the horizontal, and the other the vertical, section.

to Occurrences 77%

His book has arisen from a want felt in his own | | practice, as a Monitor to Young Wives, a Guide to Young | | Mothers, and an assistant to the family physician.

of Occurrences 34%

At the present time you two are Assistants of your Chief; the people in the outlying districts are not submissive, and cannot be brought round.

at Occurrences 31%

"The Board in Scotland has given me permission to be your assistant at Akpap," said Miss Wright.

on Occurrences 14%

The morning after handing in the contracts, the manager had selected him to accompany the chief hostler and four of his assistants on a trip into the country.

for Occurrences 13%

King Wu (in his day) stated that he had ten men as assistants for the promotion of order.

with Occurrences 9%

He regarded the engineer and his assistant with a grim smile on his face.

from Occurrences 9%

"Moreover for the lawsuits, letters, and decrees of the cities, for the consideration of the demands of individuals and everything else which belongs to the administration of the empire you must have supporters and assistants from among the knights.

as Occurrences 7%

I could add other illustrious names,especially those of Brougham and Lord John Russell; but the sun of glory around the name of the first was dimmed after his lord chancellorship, while that of the latter was yet to blaze more brightly when he assumed the premiership on the retirement of his great predecessor, with such able assistants as Lord Palmerston, Earl Grey, Macaulay, and others.

of Occurrences 7%

The following is the bill of fare for the Court of Assistants of the Worshipful the Company of Wax Chandlers, London, 1478:Two loins of veal, and two loins of mutton, 1s.

by Occurrences 4%

For, by maintaining illicit relations with practically all the wives of the distinguished men, he learned what their husbands said and did, and further made them his assistants by promises of marriage.

in Occurrences 2%

1857 May 12 Knowledge expected in Computers and Assistants in the Royal Observatory.

under Occurrences 2%

I happened to meet Wild Bill at Leavenworth as he was about to depart for Rolla; he wished me to take charge of the government trains as a sort of assistant under him, and I gladly accepted the offer.

beside Occurrences 2%

And, above all, he watched, still with that steady set face that made Father Jervis look at him once or twice, the central figure of all, now on his throne, with his assistants beside him, now passing up to the altar to incense it, and finally passing out again on the sedia gestatoria to the palace where at last he ruled indeed.

behind Occurrences 2%

But it is not regarded as a scandal that our Government includes men of no more ability than any average assistant behind a grocer's counter.

under Occurrences 1%

" In May, 1630, Ludlow came to Massachusetts, as one of the Assistants under the charter of "The Governor and company of Massachusetts Bay in New England.

along Occurrences 1%

You need to have these assistants along with them in order that your service may contain a prize of excellence, and that you may not lack persons from whom you may learn the truth even contrary to the wishes of their superiors, in case there is anything irregular happening.

during Occurrences 1%

As she had been his helper and assistant during his career as a popular musician, so she became his helper and assistant when he gave himself up, like the Chaldeans of old, to the study of the stars.

into Occurrences 1%

I wish there was some way to get him and his English assistants into the château.

off Occurrences 1%

I walked aft to the engineers' mess-room, on the upper deck, and found Blair and the two assistants off duty, seated round the table, not eating, but mute, with their elbows on the table and their heads in their hands, looking each other in the face in grim silence.

outside Occurrences 1%

Not only had he firmly established himself in the allegiance of his own tribe, but had found allies and assistants outside it.

towards Occurrences 1%

Madame, who, as I have before remarked, says the most frightful things in her soft, musical voice, regarding one the while with frank, steady eyes, commented thus upon the attitude of le patron and his assistants towards them.

as Occurrences 1%

(Sergeant S. gallops in, spears the peg neatly, and carries it off triumphantly on the point of the lance, after which he rides back and returns the peg to the Assistants as a piece of valuable property of which he has accidentally deprived them) Sergeant SPANKEReight!

at Occurrences 1%

In the Herbarium and Library of the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew there are two Women Assistants at £150-10-£300 (the Men Assistants' scale is £150-15-£300).

after Occurrences 1%

"The Standard, then, seems to ignore the theory held by Osborne and Stillman that the murder was done in an attempt to steal the portrait found partly cut from the frame," said the assistant after studying the account.

Which preposition to use with  assistants