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

The meaning of "Deputy" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does the criminal charged at the deputy with a knife..what does " charged" mean?
A: Oh, maybe I misread earlier.

Charging here means running at.
Q: What does deputy mean?
A: It means the second or next person in line to certain jobs. For example, you have a Sheriff, the highest level of the police job in a city. The next highest level is Deputy Sheriff. They are not in charge, but they are next in line.
Q: What does if my deputy chief opted to be HANDS-OFF and defer to me, mean?
A: He is stepping aside and not making any decisions.
Q: What does go for a deputy headship mean?
A: The person in charge of a school is the "headmaster/headmistress" or "head". The person below him/her is the "deputy head". "headship" means the role of being the headmaster or headmistress, and "deputy headship" is the role of being the deputy head. "going for" here means "to apply for a job as".

The whole thing means "I am going to apply for the job of deputy head".
Q: What does deputy mean?
A: Vice /secondary

He is the deputy chairman of this class
He is the vice chairman of this class

Synonyms of "Deputy" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between deputy and officer ?
A: @WolfHowl thank you
Q: What is the difference between deputy and vice ?
A: 举个例子,如果是vice president,在美国,如果总统出事儿了/开刀了不能履行公职,那么副总统就直接接替总统履行公职,是差不多平级的感觉。但president's deputy就只能作为幕僚之一,有点像上下级。
Q: What is the difference between vice- and deputy ?
A: 同じです。

Vice chairman = deputy chairman
Q: What is the difference between deputy and vice ?
A: Deputy: used in "deputy sheriff" means second in command to the sheriff.

Vice*: (as used in Vice President) means second in command to the president


*vice also has other meanings that have nothing to do with this usage

Translations of "Deputy"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? deputy
A: this is fine in british english! in what kind of sentence do you want to use it?
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? deputy
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Other questions about "Deputy"

Q: Back to the present, the deputy pointed his gun at Mia, and when he was about to pull the trigger Phaitoon immediately hugged Mia in the front, and he was shot in the back instead of Mia. Does this sound natural?
A: × Back to the present, the deputy pointed his gun at Mia, and when he was about to pull the trigger Phaitoon immediately hugged Mia in the front, and he was shot in the back instead of Mia.
✓ Back to the present, the deputy pointed his gun at Mia, and when he was about to pull the trigger, Phaitoon abruptly shielded Mia('s front) so that he was shot in the back instead of her.

()= you don't need to add. It pretty much means the same thing without it
Q: The deputy director of Locust Warning center said there have been five swarms of locusts found in parts of Inidia and each swarm can cover 1 square km. One region in India close to the border with Pakistan used to be the only affected area by the swarms, but things have been changed.
Does this sound natural?
A: × The deputy director of Locust Warning center said there have been five swarms of locusts found in parts of Inidia and each swarm can cover 1 square km.
✓ The deputy director of Locust Warning center said there have been five swarms of locusts found in parts of India. Each swarm can cover 1 square km.

× One region in India close to the border with Pakistan used to be the only affected area by the swarms, but things have been changed.
✓ One region in India close to the border with Pakistan used to be the only affected area by the swarms, but things have changed.

Q: what is a deputy?
A: A parliamentary representative in certain countries
Q: deputy Does this sound natural?
A: Sounds natural to me. I pronounce it the same way and I'm a native American English speaker. (:
Q: Please show me how to pronounce deputy animal control officer.
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