Example sentences for: detective

How can you use “detective” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Perhaps sensing that Loughrin could use a little time away from the story, the Star hired former New York City police detective Bo Dietl to investigate JonBenet's death.

  • Maybe I am just not smart enough for a modern British TV detective story, as I am not smart enough for a British crossword puzzle.

  • Lethem's latest genre-bending novel, featuring a Brooklyn detective afflicted with Tourette's syndrome, impresses the critics.

  • Properly done, with little violence and much detection, a TV detective story is the ideal nonirritating, guilt-free interactive program.

  • His literary preferences run the gambit from John Le Carré spy novels to Robert Parker's detective stories.

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