The officer passed a form across the table and handed me a ballpoint pen, and I realized that this was war.
According to one senior NATO officer in Kabul, some strikes credited to Predators actually result from raids by this covert force.
Then the officer turned to Emilie and announced, “I am placing this man under arrest.”
The trio walks past an officer parked in his squad car, shakes hands and makes chit-chat.
When asked why she was wearing a bulletproof vest, she told an officer that it was a new model she was testing for a company.
Afterwards the officer's horse fell with him so that he bruised his head on a stone.
A party of sailors, headed by an officer, came out of the woods, and headed for the shore.
“Two of you in the bow, there, get ready to haul him in,” said the officer.
"You shall hear from me, sir," said the officer, biting his lips.
For answer Thad drew forth the packet, and held it out to the officer.
early 14c., "one who holds an office" (originally a high office), from Old French oficier "officer, official" (early 14c.), from Medieval Latin officarius "an officer," from Latin officium "a service, a duty" (see office). The military sense is first recorded 1560s. Applied to petty officials of justice from 16c.; U.S. use in reference to policemen is from 1880s.