- n.侦探; 警探
- adj.侦探的; 破案的
- 复数: detectives;
The detective lays great stress on details.
The detective tried to pin the murder on the accused man.
The store detective was keeping a close eye on a suspected shoplifter.
The detective gives a false colour to this whole business.
One day there were fewer people in the shop than usual when the woman came in, so it was easier for the detective to watch her.
The store detective had his eye on a group of boys who were acting suspiciously.
The detective stubbornly persisted with his questions.
Sherlock Holmes is a famous detective in stories.
The criminal was very astute and well matched the detective in intelligence.
He has a weakness for detective stories.
The detective scanned every bit of evidence.
"Once a detective, always a detective," he said lightly.
I don't have to be a detective to figure that out.
When Paul made the crack about the "famous girl detective", I began to suspect that he had it in for you.
He buried himself in his detective story again.
Joan Smith's detective stories are a cut above the rest.
The detective changed his holiday dates when his flight was brought forward and it now clashed with the trial.
The detective has to discover the motive, the means and the opportunity and has to keep these three balls in the air.
Furthermore, as Gervaise was quick to point out, Mr Scully was not a detective.
Despite careful detective work, many items have never been recovered.
The detective was trying to winkle information out of her.
The detective discovered no fewer than 35 fingerprints.
Detective Holt said: "The kidnapper is a man we must catch and the sooner the better".
The woman detective shifted her stance from one foot to another.
The money enabled her to hire a private detective to search for evidence that would clear him.
Journalists informed police who planted an undercover detective to trap Smith.
Mysteries and detective stories came second on the list at 53%.
Mysteries and detective stories
Yes, you must, really, if you're writing the classical detective story, because it must be so carefully plotted and so carefully clued.
What is the key to write a good classical detective story according to the man
Todd Park, a local detective, said the method has helped him learn more about an unidentified woman whose skeleton was found near Great Salt Lake.
2015年12月六级真题（第二套）听力 Section C收起真题例句
1. a police officer who investigates crimes
2. an investigator engaged or employed in obtaining information not easily available to the public
undetected 未被发现的, 未被识破的
protective 给予保护的, 保护的