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.
Recent Examples of disobey from the Web
Negan, at first, almost kills Simon, who disobeyed several orders and then so gleefully assumed the leadership role after Negan went missing.
In a rare step, a leading Israel human rights group on Wednesday urged Israeli forces to disobey open-fire orders unless Gaza protesters pose an imminent threat to soldiers’ lives.
Fabricio Alvarado, of the evangelical National Restoration party, vowed to disobey the order.
Lawyers for both sides agree Ury disobeyed the order and worked without a permit.
They cannot be allowed to catwalk around while disobeying court orders.
Not everyone can disobey their parents like Betty and walk away from it with little to no consequences.
The Dems campaign platform is to disobey law and order.
Aside from the criminal charges, Poole was issued three citations for improper lane use, two for disobeying stop signs and single tickets for speeding and failing to signal, according to police.
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Origin and Etymology of disobey
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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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