likely person

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Thus prepared, before entering any village whither he was bound with his show and his ape, he used to inform himself at the nearest village, or from the most likely person he could find, as to what particular things had happened there, and to whom; and bearing them well in mind, the first thing be did was to exhibit his show, sometimes one story, sometimes another, but all lively, amusing, and familiar.
Was Miss Pink a likely person to resist the fascinations of Mrs.
Or if the two Miss Spenlows (elderly ladies of that sort are odd characters sometimes) should not be likely persons to address in that way
6, the FBI considered the gunmans girlfriend, Marilou Danley, "the most likely person who aided or abetted (the shooter).
She has been identified thus far as the most likely person who aided or abetted Stephen Paddock based on her informing law enforcement that her fingerprints would likely be found on the ammunition used during the attack," according to court documents.
It may be easy to write off an answer about motivation from a CEO as the CEO seems like the least likely person to have issues with motivation; but that's far from the truth.
I'm probably the least likely person on paper to feel like this, I couldn't have been born further away, I'm a Devon farmer's son and I'm in the north of England.
A woman lying on a beach in a body-covering swimsuit is probably the least likely person to start shooting or bombing.
He wears his brand of conservative Christianity on his sleeve, making him the most likely person to inherit Carson's support when the doctor implodes.
I think Ricky Gervais decided he was just the least likely person to go into comedy and that was that.
divorce, separation, death) and the most likely person to intervene and influence a man to seek help.
Modi looks like he's the most likely person to deliver that - so we want Modi," is broadly the refrain I am getting.