the doctor


variants or the doctor's
: the place where a doctor works
I saw her at the doctor's last week.
How long will you be at the doctor?

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Dopke, the doctor who turned down van Terheyden, rejected 121,000 claims in the first two months of 2022, according to the scorecard. Patrick Rucker, ProPublica, 25 Mar. 2023 Oliva would return 10 times to the doctor over the month of August, according to the lawsuit. Orlando Mayorquin, USA TODAY, 23 Mar. 2023 Dear Annie: For the doctor who is excusing parents and cellphone use: There is a time and place for everything, and a healthy balance is most appropriate. Annie Lane, oregonlive, 22 Mar. 2023 When the moment comes for Joel to bust through the operating room door, the game doesn't give you the option to let the doctor live. Nick Romano,, 13 Mar. 2023 My understanding is that the game does not offer players the option to have Joel stand down and let the doctor synthesize the cure. Alan Sepinwall, Rolling Stone, 12 Mar. 2023 The judge also dismissed a claim that the county retaliated against the doctor for requesting disability accommodations. Alex Riggins, San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 Mar. 2023 The second-chorus scene in the hospital nursery, the singer dressed in scrubs and talking with the doctor, provoked some of the tears in the room. Tom Roland, Billboard, 7 Mar. 2023 But imaging and the doctor consultation confirmed a diagnosis unprecedented for Smith and his staff. Dallas News, 28 Feb. 2023 See More

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“The doctor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Apr. 2023.

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