Thesaurus / bystander

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We set it up this way because we wanted to be careful not to profit from it or draw unknowing bystanders into our experiment.

While the shooters fled the scene, bystanders brought the journalist to a local hospital, and he died the next morning.

Plus, bystanders can judge facts only — and he doesn’t have a complete set of the ones governing the video fail, so his putting it all on you is automatically unfounded.

A bystander was shot early Sunday in Baileys Crossroads after getting caught in the crossfire of an altercation between people in two vehicles, Fairfax County police said.

My colleagues don’t want to discuss the fact that someone might have said a sly comment that everyone heard, but they’re all complicit bystanders.

The world learned of this event because a bystander recorded and shared video of the encounter.

Each pretended to admire the other with an extravagance of show which made it hard for the bystander to repress doubts and smiles.

The Countess was quiet, sullen,—and to a bystander would have appeared to be indifferent.

Lady AnnaAnthony Trollope

It came from a bystander lying flat on his belly inside the mouth: he had crawled in as far as he could.

PeterF. Hopkinson Smith

But he dared not pelt the mongrel after what the bystander had said.

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