crossing guard


: a person whose job is to help people (such as schoolchildren) go across busy streets safely

Examples of crossing guard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Over the years, in between caring for her daughter, Ms. Williams has worked in a day care center, at a bank, and as a crossing guard. Elizabeth Williamson, New York Times, 27 Sep. 2023 The truck allegedly hit the crossing guard at an intersection and continued on Cane Run Road, the citation said. Rae Johnson, The Courier-Journal, 7 Sep. 2023 An 84-year-old Louisville Metro Police crossing guard was hospitalized after getting struck in a hit-and-run Wednesday morning. Rae Johnson, The Courier-Journal, 7 Sep. 2023 The school crossing guard was stationed in front of their house. Dan Labbe, cleveland, 7 Aug. 2023 The crossing guard did say Bourgeois returned to the intersection in tears the next morning. Gina Barton, Journal Sentinel, 21 June 2023 More:Mother of 7-year-old Hannah Crutchfield shares last moments before fatal Irvington crash A crossing guard, Michael Sykes, was also hit. Johnny Magdaleno, The Indianapolis Star, 20 Apr. 2023 The costume was a hit, with parents and children happy and excited to see their crossing guard as the big cone, and the reactions played a role in the idea of wearing it again. Jordan Mendoza, USA TODAY, 23 Mar. 2023 See More

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“Crossing guard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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