INSPECTOR in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of INSPECTOR
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inspector
 n.  someone whose job is to officially inspect something
 n.  high ranking police officer
Classic Sentence: (64 in 5 pages)
1  Mr. Utterson and the inspector exchanged glances.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER THE CAREW MURDER CASE
2  On the inspector of constabulary informing him that he was a prisoner, he remarked that he was not surprised to hear it, and that it was no more than his deserts.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY
3  Filled with the most maddening doubts and fears, she rushed down the lane and, by rare good-fortune, met in Fresno Street a number of constables with an inspector, all on their way to their beat.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
4  The inspector and two men accompanied her back, and in spite of the continued resistance of the proprietor, they made their way to the room in which Mr. St. Clair had last been seen.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
5  He was removed, loudly protesting, to the police-station, while the inspector remained upon the premises in the hope that the ebbing tide might afford some fresh clue.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
6  The inspector sat down at his desk.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
7  He was, as the inspector had said, extremely dirty, but the grime which covered his face could not conceal its repulsive ugliness.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
8  But the inspector was mistaken, for those criminals were not destined to fall into the hands of justice.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ENGINEER’S THUMB
9  When the inspector and a constable entered the house, Arthur, who had stood sullenly with his arms folded, asked me whether it was my intention to charge him with theft.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BERYL CORONET
10  I called in the inspector and gave him into custody.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BERYL CORONET
11  The inspector hurried away on the instant to make inquiries about the page, while Holmes and I returned to Baker Street for breakfast.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. The Adventure of The Resident Patient
12  The inspector had lit his lantern, and by its light we could see the two doors, the curtain, the lamp, and the suit of Japanese mail as he had described them.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In X. The Adventure of The Greek Interpreter
13  He dashed up, the inspector and I at his heels, while his brother Mycroft followed as quickly as his great bulk would permit.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In X. The Adventure of The Greek Interpreter
14  The Scotland Yard inspector was still writing in the parlour when Holmes interrupted him.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. THE ADVENTURE OF THE NORWOOD BUILDER
15  "I should be proud to feel that we were acting together, Mr. Holmes," said the inspector, earnestly.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. THE ADVENTURE OF THE DANCING MEN
Example Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  Occasionally when you come up the stair or escalator of station you're also met by a ticket inspector.
2  When we last moved, our home inspector recommended using wipes to lubricate all of the window tracks.
3  How is a lawyer different from agricultural inspector? While a lawyer checks inconsistency in witnesses' statements, agricultural inspector checks in Grade A eggs.
4  A UN weapons inspector is sent to investigate the find, teaming with a space station crew.
5  The country health agency has dedicated one inspector to monitor conditions in nursing homes.
6  You give this portion of the ticket to the inspector and keep the other.
7  The inspector dutifully recorded the date in a large red book.
8  The inspectors said just under a third of lessons were unsatisfactory.
9  It was difficult for the inspectors to discover which documents were important.
10  The inspectors will examine health and safety aspects at the plant.
11  Tax inspectors should be empowered to examine a man's bank statement as well as his credit-card dealings.
12  The mill was finally shut down by state safety inspectors.
13  The inspectors are likely to find against the company.
14  After an inspection, the inspectors must publish a report.
15  Dr El Baradei said international inspectors were in Iran to monitor and verify the suspension of enrichment activities in advance of the IAEA board meeting on Thursday.