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

The meaning of "Cop" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does All these cops need to be held accountable. mean?
A: basically the cops did something that is not right, so the cops is responsible for that wrong and should be punish.
Q: What does cop mean?
A: Cop also means “to buy” or “to attain.”

“I copped a new jacket.”

This is slang, though.
Q: What does cop killer。and rut-tat-tat mean?
A: 'cop killer' is slang for a person, usually a criminal, who kills police. Rut-tat-tat is probably the sound of a gun.
Q: What does cop a squat mean?
A: it's a real phrase.

Some people apparent say "cop a squat" while others say "pop a squat". Both mean the same thing. It means "sit down."
Q: What does these cops and lawyers woudn't dare cross any of you mean?
A: To "cross" someone means to do something that is harmful or detrimental to a person, something that would anger them.

Example sentences using "Cop"

Q: Please show me example sentences with cop.
A: If you mean cop as in police officer, then you would say: "I want to be a cop when I grow up" or "my dad is a cop"
Q: Please show me example sentences with cop.
A: I'm a cop
They're cops
Tom is a cop
Are they cops?
A cop was killed.
I called the cops
I don't like cops.
Q: Please show me example sentences with cop (some) Zs.
A: note: i think this phrase is a bit outdated but you will maybe hear it in movies

im ganna cop some Zs

...thats the only one i can think of >

Synonyms of "Cop" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between cop and police ?
A: Cop is slang.

Police is the official term.
Q: What is the difference between If the cops come now, she'll be arrested, too, then, they're all screwed. and If the cops come now, she'll be arrested, too, then, they'll be all screwed. ?
A: “They’ll be all screwed” sounds a bit off to me. You could say “they’ll all be screwed,” but changing the order of all and be messes up the rhythm.

Meaning-wise the two sentences are pretty much identical.
Q: What is the difference between he was suspicious to be a cop and he was suspicious to being a cop ?
A: It means the same thing. I suppose saying “being” instead of “be” would be a more formal way of saying it, but that doesn’t matter to anyone.
Q: What is the difference between cops and police ?
A: There synonyms like oh no the cops are here and oh no the police are here. Whatever sounds better to you
Q: What is the difference between cop and police ?
A: A cop is a police officer. Police is the public institution where cops work.

Translations of "Cop"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? when the cops check your pockets and that
A: is because I saw a word I think it was freask me or frisk me IDK something like that
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? cop
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I'm copping this
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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? "You seen the cops about this?" "Nah. The King's Men aren't interested in anything to do with his death.
A: I haven't ever seen "The King's Men" used to refer to police, but "kingsman" was a ranking in the British army, and it's clearly understood in the context. As for what it would be in Spanish, that's tough, since the implied reference doesn't exist outside of English... You'd probably have to just say "la bofia" or something and not attempt to translate it literally as "los hombres del rey", otherwise it may be lost in translation.

"cops" is colloquial, but it's also used by cops themselves and isn't considered rude or offensive by them. There are worse terms, such as "the pigs" or "the filth".

Other questions about "Cop"

Q: The cops was stumped because they couldn't find the reason. does this sound natural?
A: The cops were stumped...
Q: i know 'cop' can mean 'get/obtain'.
do you really use that word the meaning often when you speak casually?
A:

Yes, "cop" is used in every day conversation.

It is common to hear it and say it, but "get" or "buy" is more common.

Here is some evidence that native English speakers use the word "cop" in their every day conversations. (The keywords are in bold letters in the people's tweets).

Twitter results for the keywords "cop a":
https://twitter.com/search?q=%22cop%20a%22&src=typd

Twitter results for the keywords "cop a few":
https://twitter.com/search?q=%22cop%20a%20few%22&src=typd

Twitter results for the keywords "cop a couple":
https://twitter.com/search?q=%22cop%20a%20couple%22&src=typd

Twitter results for the keywords "cop some":
https://twitter.com/search?q=%22cop%20some%22&src=typd

Twitter results for the keywords "want to cop":
https://twitter.com/search?q=%22want%20to%20cop%22&src=typd

Twitter results for the keywords "need to cop":
https://twitter.com/search?q=%22need%20to%20cop%22&src=typd

Twitter results for the keywords "going to cop":
https://twitter.com/search?q=%22going%20to%20cop%22&src=typd

Twitter results for the keywords "should cop":
https://twitter.com/search?q=%22should%20cop%22&src=typd

Twitter results for the keywords "would cop":
https://twitter.com/search?q=%22would%20cop%22&src=typd
Q: Where's the cops does this sound natural?
A: "Wheres the cops" is slang. The formal way say "Wheres the cops" is "Where are the cops."
"Where's" is informal, but is used commonly among friends and family.
"Where" + "Are" = "Where's"
Q: "i cop to that" is said by natives as often as "i admit that"?
A: No it's not a common expression among native speakers. "I admit that" is more common. Only young people in certain areas of the U.S. say "cop that." "Cop that" has several meanings:
1) to get something
2)to receive something
3) purchase something
4) steal something
5) have something
Q: I don't know why those cops frisked us like that. Do we look like drug dealers by chance?
does this sound natural?
A: It sounds natural.

Adding "by chance" is a nice touch. but you don't have to add that.

cops, feds, fuzz, po-po, 5-0, PD, authorities, policemen, officers,

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