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
Opinion polls show the Labor Party in the doldrums, ranked just fourth or fifth in size, and observers fear many of its traditional voters could once again bolt, this time to the centrist Yesh Atid party and its telegenic leader, Yair Lapid.
As the aircraft circled in the sky, an observer radioed colleagues to warn of an imminent attack.
Unfortunately, criticism from media observers, legislators and activists isn't likely to have any effect.
The telltale blue flash that followed gave Slotin enough radiation to kill him five times over, and the seven observers in the room received doses ranging from nearly lethal to benign.
On Wednesday, the ACLU filed a complaint against the city and the police department on behalf of four plaintiffs: two protesters, along with a photojournalist and a legal observer.
Many of the measures may have struck some Albany observers as small-bore.
The same goes for the newly-unveiled 3-5-2 formation that was used to great success last week and roundly applauded by fans and observers – it will be considered on a match by match, case by case basis, Koch said.
While both Asian nations—and outside observers at the time—may have thought that the technology was limited to short-range missiles, countries such as Iran will use such weapons as a starting point to developing longer-range, more accurate missiles.
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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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