Example sentences for: detectives

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

  • Taking this clue, word detectives suggest that son of a gun originated during the eighteenth century, when nonmilitary women were permitted to live aboard naval ships.

  • , free parking, porters to carry one's luggage, B-girls, hookers, house detectives) and on further restrictions (there are few hotels in large cities that make “washrooms freely available” even to hotel guests outside their rooms, lest some wretch needing to use the facility wander in off the street); but would anyone insist that the presence of shops be restrictively incorporated in the definition of hotel ?; would a native speaker of English refer to restaurants and other public rooms as “compartments for eating, drinking, dancing,” etc.?

  • A short time later, detectives pore over glossies of fatal wounds.

  • The two British detectives now appearing in new series on PBS are Chief Inspector Morse and Cmdr.

  • Hercule Poirot was my favorite among the British-detective-story detectives who made their U.S.


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