Examples of observer in a Sentence
According to one observer, the event was poorly organized.
The star is not visible to an observer without a telescope.
According to one military observer, this change comes after years of planning.
Observers say the economy is improving.
The class has an observer today, so please be on your best behavior.
Recent Examples of observer from the Web
Observers watching the footage on television would remark the the president failed to mention the victims of Hurricane Harvey’s wrath, only his crowd size.
Part of the problem, political observers note, is with racial identity politics and voting that has become more common in recent years.
To a casual observer, there’s nothing remarkable about the plastic lump, 3-D-printed from an MRI scan.
The teens were accompanied by two kayaks and a power boat that carried their parents and an observer from the Catalina Channel Swimming Federation to authenticate their marathon swim.
No swan song for Bluebirds: Coming off a 3-8 season last year, and a 38-3 loss in a scrimmage to Ohio Division I state champion St. Xavier, expectations for the proud Highlands football program may have been low for some observers.
Two district employees — a bus driver and an observer — were injured and transported to a local hospital, according to the statement.
SFC Daniel Loughry, a representative of the Washington CID Battalion, part of the Criminal Investigation Command serving Washington, D.C. and the surrounding area, was one of those observers.
Not far behind: Corbin has lost to Belfry in the state semifinals the past two years, and some observers believe this is the season the Redhounds finally will get over the hump.
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First Known Use of observer
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Definition of observer for English Language Learners
: a person who sees and notices someone or something
: a person who pays close attention to something and is considered to be an expert on that thing
: a person who is present at something (such as a meeting) in order to watch and listen to what happens
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