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
Independent observers say the program has problems, but is not on the verge of collapse.
Political observers believe that black voter turnout in deep red Alabama is crucial to Democrat Doug Jones' chances of defeating Republican Roy Moore in the general election.
In a play that has always encouraged observers to join in its make-believe, a piece that largely dispenses with scenery and uses sound effects in lieu of props, Miami New Drama’s choices expand the audience engagement.
DeMarcus Ware will attend Sunday’s game between the Dallas Cowboys and Denver Broncos, his two former teams, as a neutral observer.
Despite the drag of President Trump’s unpopularity in the state, Gillespie has made the race competitive, and most observers don’t believe the Washington Post poll last week that had Democratic lieutenant governor Ralph Northam up by double digits.
Learn More Obviously strip searches are common, but—at least from an outside observer's perspective—this seems like a gross violation, and a disturbing decision on the part of whoever conducted the search.
Many observers assumed the court would quickly toss the lawsuit
Many political observers think that Collins, despite her popularity in Maine, would have had a hard time winning a GOP primary.
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First Known Use of observer
OBSERVER Defined for English Language Learners
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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