Definition of 'bobby'
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The answer is not more bobbies on the beat. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But campaigners say beat bobbies are still vital to reassure the public. The Sun (2016)One in three people has not seen a bobby on the beat in their local area in the past year, according to a survey published yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Secure with bobby pins and finish with hairspray. The Sun (2011)She aims to have more bobbies on the beat instead of filling out forms. The Sun (2011)How many bobbies could we put on the beat for that? The Sun (2013)Where are the big visible local bobbies who patrolled our streets? Times, Sunday Times (2011)But critics say the cash would be better spent on more bobbies on the beat. The Sun (2009)Better to use the money to put bobbies on the streets and cut the rising crime figures. The Sun (2012)This goes down badly with the local bobbies and the chase is on. The Sun (2011)And people feel safer seeing a bobby on the beat. The Sun (2009)Part of the reason they are successful is that people trust their local bobbies to look after them. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But they failed to find suitable equipment and the officer was returned to his job as a beat bobby. The Sun (2009)The British bobbies on the case are worse than useless. Times, Sunday Times (2014)An essential piece of kit, bobby pins will keep almost any style secure. The Sun (2011)One of the great things about the British bobby was that they had discretion to use their wisdom and experience. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They are applied exactly the same way as any other curler, by rolling into the crown and securing with a bobby pin. The Sun (2012)HUNDREDS of British bobbies are still failing standard fitness tests. The Sun (2015)CRIME was halved in a rough area of Manchester by the blindingly simple tactic of putting bobbies on streets. The Sun (2006)
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