Examples of disobey in a Sentence
If you disobey, you will be severely punished.
The soldier disobeyed the general's orders.
He was afraid to disobey his father.
The driver had disobeyed the law.
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The crimes involved -- corruption, lying to investigators, obstructing justice, disobeying court orders, violating election law -- are, coincidentally or not, akin to some potential crimes being investigated by Mueller.
And from the first draft through the last draft, there was a chunk of the movie ... that showed him in the Imperial Academy doing some sort of flight things, sort of disobeying a direct order, and getting kicked out.
Last year, the president pardoned Joe Arpaio, a controversial former Arizona sheriff who had been convicted of disobeying a court order to halt immigration raids.
He was also charged with failure to signal, multiple counts of disobeying stop signs and traffic control devices, speeding and driving without insurance.
Petitt also was the subject of a 2013 internal investigation after he and officer John Sanderson were accused of disobeying a direct order from a sergeant and went to help an off-duty officer working downtown.
Wieteska told trustees that because of the cameras, the average motorist is more conscious of the dangers of running a red light and less likely to disobey a red light in order to avoid a fine.
Gasca-Miranda was cited for leaving the scene of an accident, disobeying a traffic signal and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.
Activities such as the cutting of trees or livestock grazing have been either prohibited or strictly regulated in these places (and disobeying these prohibitions sometimes led to excommunication).
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DISOBEY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of disobey for English Language Learners
: to not do what someone or something with authority tells you to do : to refuse or fail to obey rules, laws, etc.
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