"the law came looking for him"
I'm going to the police, and I'm going to tell them everything.
出自： L. Duncan
The Navy's services in policing the sea lanes against pirates.
出自： C. C. Trench
It was not possible to police the boy for every minute of every day.
出自： M. M. Kaye
误 The police has arrested all the suspects.
正 The police have arrested all the suspects.
析 The police作“警察”“警方”解,在句中作主语时,谓语动词必须是复数形式。
误 A police caught the thief.
正 A policeman caught the thief.
析 police意为“警察部门”是集合名词,表示复数意义,前面必须有定冠词。policeman意为“警务人员”,如果要表示“一个警察”,则用a policeman或a police officer。
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