Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Police"

The meaning of "Police" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does The police are after my husband. I'm looking for him myself. mean?
A: to set the scene ... a man has robbed a bank and hasn't been home for a week.

the police knock on his door and ask his wife 'where is your husband?!'
the wife says 'I don't know! I've not seen him for a week!'

the police leave then the wife goes to the neighbours house and says to her ...
'The police are after (looking for) my husband! (I have not seen him for a week) I'm looking for him myself!'
Q: What does (the police) roll through mean?
A: in this case, it means the police drive through the area.
Q: What does But the police protection was long overdue. mean?
A: Yes, it means the police protection should have been there a long time ago
Q: What does police children's behavior mean?
A: Policing children's behaviour means controlling their behaviour.
Basically teaching children or the child, the proper way to behave
Q: What does when she was delayed by the police mean?
A: The police made her late. It's the police's fault she is late/delayed.

Example sentences using "Police"

Q: Please show me example sentences with be out to

e.g. The polices are out to look for any clues left by the criminals

does this sentence sound nature?.
A: Not natural. "Be out to" is not a common phrase, and not a phrase I could easily use in a sentence.

An expression for this situation would be "on the lookout"

The police are on the lookout for any clues left by the criminals.


The police are looking for any clues left by the criminals.

Here are more uses:

Be on the lookout for strangers.


She was on the lookout for hours.

This phrase is never needed. You can always just use simpler words.
Q: Please show me example sentences with "The police are after him for arson.".
A: The police want to arrest him for arson.
He is being chased by the police for arson.
He is the prime suspect for arson.
Q: Please show me example sentences with police and police office.
A: The police have arrested him and are now taking him to the police office.

Do you prefer saying "the police" or "the cops"?

Why are the police chasing you?

Let me pause this conversation. I was speeding, and the police have pulled me over.

I like the police.

I don't like the police.

The police office is scary.

Why are there so many police?

The police are here. Leave.

I'm calling the police.

The police are on their way.

Why are you calling the police?

Why are you not calling the police?
Q: Please show me example sentences with police.
A: 1- The police came to my door.

2- The police man was nice.

3-The police work in a huge building

Synonyms of "Police" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between A police made a speeding ticket and A police gave me a speeding ticket ?
A: "A police gave me a speeding ticket" is correct. As he/she is giving you a ticket (he/she can't actually make one. Well.... maybe but it'll be way to long to explain 😂🙏)

Make sure to add 'man' or 'woman' after 'police' so the sentence makes more sense.

-" A police man/woman gave me a speeding ticket"

I hope that helped! : )
Q: What is the difference between The police have and The police has ?
A: we use a police officer to say police has.
police have shows that police is plural.
a police officer has shows that only one police - singular
Q: What is the difference between police officer and policeman ?
A: They are the same. There are also police women. Police officer is a gender neutral name.
Q: What is the difference between police and cop ?
A: "cop" is more informal. It's like 條子 in Chinese.
Q: What is the difference between The police observed a man enter the bank. and The police observed a man enterring the bank. ?
A: There isn't too much of a difference, though I think the 2nd one sounds better/more natural.

I'd say that the 1st one is referring to a policeman watching the entire action of a man entering the bank, while the 2nd refers to a policeman who sees a man, who just so happens to be entering a bank. So, I think the 1st one is kinda creepy because the policeman is watching him the entire time while the 2nd one just refers to the man and thus sounds more natural. Though that's just my take on it. Hope this helps!

Translations of "Police"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 子どもに「警察官みたいだよ!」。
(You are like police man.)
(This stone is like train.)
A: I told the child, "You are like a policeman!"
"This stone is like a train."
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? police
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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? police mere peche aur me police ke peche
A: The police is behind me and I'm behind the police.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? "штраф" "выписать штраф" when the police officer fills out a paper and gives it to you when you did something wrong while driving?
A: to fine smb.
to give smb. a ticket
to give smb. a citation
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? The police catch drunk drives
A: Check the question to view the answer

Other questions about "Police"

Q: Which one is correct or most common to use?

The police ARE investigating his accusations....

The police IS investigating his accusations...
Q: How does a police car say when they find a sped up car?

"The car in front of us, pull over immediately."?
A: @sango: "What does do police say when they see a car that's speeding?"
Q: The Belgian police has released another footage of the key suspect of the airport attack to the public, hoping that people might be able to help with the tracking. Does this sound natural?
A: "More footage" or "additional footage";
"help with the investigation."
Q: Then, why police officers as the symbol of justice commit crimes? It is because they are under considerable stress. Does this sound natural?
A: "Then why do police officers, the symbol of justice, commit crimes?"
The second sentence is perfect.
Q: The police officer is the definitive normal people who control definitive abnormal people. Does this sound natural?
A: The police consists of decent people who keep the indecent under control.
Policemen and women are decent people who keep the indecent under control.

police officer: 1 사람
policeman/policewoman: 1 사람
policemen/policewomen: 많은 사람 / 사람들
people: 많은 사람 / 사람들
person: 1 사람
In English the distinction between one and many things is important.

"Normal" and "abnormal" have strong meanings in English. Especially "abnormal" is used mostly to describe something extremely out of the ordinary.

"Decent" means that the person is a respectable human being, a part of the community who conforms to general moral and ethical standards.
"Indecent" is the opposite, a person without moral and ethical standing.

"Control" mostly means that you make the person do things. You are telling them what to do and they do it.
"Keep under control" is a softer expression that can mean you overlook what others do and regulate them.

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