Definition of 'cop'
Example sentences containing 'cop'
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Cops arrested her on suspicion of theft. The Sun (2016)He became ill after cops arrived on the scene in Wolverhampton and was taken to hospital. The Sun (2016)FIVE cops could face criminal charges after an athlete suffered brain damage when he was restrained outside a club. The Sun (2016)This is classic American cop drama. The Sun (2016)A burglar alarm went off, prompting the arrival of officers who detained the two undercover cops. The Sun (2016)He then caught a final train to Milan, where he was stopped by two cops and killed in a shootout early yesterday. The Sun (2016)The TV in his front room is playing a reality cop show, and an arrest is underway. Times, Sunday Times (2016)WEST HAM stadium chiefs appointed a former top cop to oversee safety. The Sun (2016)He must have known it was a fair cop and that he had been headed off. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Military cops warned her after being called by his suspicious mum but she continued to see him. The Sun (2015)The two other cops were taken to hospital with a fractured cheekbone and facial injuries. The Sun (2014)Does the dialogue in cop dramas typically make you cringe? The Sun (2012)Two men were yesterday being quizzed by cops after being arrested on suspicion of burglary. The Sun (2014)The cops must catch the people who did this. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The cops blamed criminals for ramming their cars. The Sun (2014) Undercover cops are told they may need to go without a helmet to avoid being rumbled. The Sun (2009)They work with local cops to solve the case but things soon get scary. The Sun (2006)He was given an official caution by cops after he admitted sending the snaps. The Sun (2009)Cops confirmed two suspects crashed and watches were recovered from the scene. The Sun (2013)And it has grabbed an audience that had become quite blasé about cop suspense drama. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Which might be a fair cop. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Nearly 30 uniformed cops and detectives took part in a search of the property. The Sun (2010) Playing bad cop just wasn't in his nature. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Your top cop needs to be a cheerleader, tightrope walker. The Sun (2008)This is a cop show that dispenses with all the worn-out platitudes of cop shows. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Sadly, some top cops seem to lack that commitment. Times, Sunday Times (2008)All bobbies, from traffic cops to detectives, sometimes face moans from the public. The Sun (2010)Try doing without fluffy basmati to play good cop to a fiery curry, or the sweet, nutty grains that make a great paella. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'cop'
British English: cop /kɒp/ NOUN
A cop is a policeman or policewoman.
The cops know where to find him.
- American English: cop
- Arabic: شُرْطيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: policial
- Chinese: 警察
- Croatian: policajac
- Czech: policajt
- Danish: politimand
- Dutch: smeris
- European Spanish: poli
- Finnish: kyttä
- French: flic
- German: Bulle Polizei
- Greek: αστυνομικός
- Italian: poliziotto
- Japanese: 警官
- Korean: 경찰
- Norwegian: snut
- Polish: glina policjant
- European Portuguese: agente da polícia
- Romanian: polițist
- Russian: полицейский
- Spanish: policía
- Swedish: snut
- Thai: ตำรวจ
- Turkish: aynasız
- Ukrainian: поліцейський
- Vietnamese: cảnh sát
Definition of cop from the Collins English Dictionary
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