In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1masculine detectivefeminine agentefeminine oficialbefore noun detective agency / bureau — agencia de detectives feminine
- He said within minutes an ambulance, police vans and detectives had turned up.
- A police spokesman appealed for people with information to contact detectives.
- He had never been in trouble with the police and detectives believe he was the victim of mistaken identity.
- Officers are doing extra patrols in town and detectives have made a new appeal for women not to go out alone.
- A major manhunt was launched and detectives made numerous appeals in a bid to catch the culprit.
- He is still at large and detectives are investigating a possible link with an attack just two days earlier.
- Firefighters alerted police and the fire was out before detectives arrived.
- Both were released after being questioned by detectives and remain on police bail.
- One person detectives are particularly anxious to speak to is a woman who phoned a few days after the assault.
- The investigating detectives reviewed the color surveillance video at the dealership.
- The two men were taken to the police station for questioning by detectives.
- Strathclyde Police last night confirmed that detectives had investigated the matter.
- Eight of the suspects were today being quizzed by detectives at undisclosed police stations.
- A surveillance unit of detectives follow her every move and are ready to pounce when the alarm sounds.
- Police patrols were boosted as detectives warned that the man could strike again.
- A police spokesman said detectives are trying to establish the cause of death.
- At the height of the investigation more than 80 detectives were involved in inquiries.
- The bravery of one of his victims enabled vice-squad detectives to bring him to court.
- An initial post-mortem failed to establish a cause of death and detectives started an investigation.
- Even the two detectives who led the investigation are divided over how much Carr knew.
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