Examples of bobby in a Sentence
a bobby on his beat
asked a passing London bobby for directions
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The bobbies in Glasgow had been watching Slater for months.
Sentimental buccaneers and bumbling bobbies will share the stage with an eccentric major general.
Vic Damone, the postwar crooner whose intimate, rhapsodic voice captivated bobby soxers, middle-age dreamers and silver-haired romantics in a five-decade medley of America’s love songs and popular standards, died on Sunday in Miami Beach.
Enter Lilla Rose, founded in 2008, which offers fun and functional hair clips, pins, bobbies, hairbands, and hair sticks.
Pankhurst and her fellow activists were known for their militant tactics, such as smashing windows and assaulting police officers, so the chances of us seeing Meryl sock a bobby are pretty high.
Why does bobby treat Lamar, a Ferrari, like a Prius?
White bobby-sox, part of the high school uniform, glinted on the girls’ ankles.
Then, deeply part the front and take the section of hair to the left of your part, braid it, and wrap the loose ends in a pin curl, bobby-pinning them into place.
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Did You Know?
A nickname for a British policeman is a bobby, after Sir Robert (Bobby) Peel, who founded Britain’s Metropolitan Police Force in 1829, provoking complaints about the infringement of civil liberties. The first patrolmen wore a blue uniform (to distinguish them from the military who wore red) with a top hat. They also carried a 20-in (51-cm) truncheon (club) for protection, and a rattle for attracting attention—rattles were replaced with whistles in 1886, after experiments showed that whistles could be heard from a much greater distance. The first two bobbies—William Atkinson and William Alcock, holders of Warrants Number one and two— were fired on the first and second day of the force’s existence for being drunk.
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