Example sentences for: accidents

How can you use “accidents” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In 1998 there were 361 fatal accidents out of 39 million flights.

  • It may not be sexy or simple, but setting speed limits on a case-by-case basis at sensible speeds would do much more to reduce speeding and accidents than any of the measures Chapman proposes.

  • Franklin Roosevelt used the term sixth column in 1942 to refer to rumor-mongerers, hoarders, and others who unwittingly hampered the war effort; the term seventh column was applied later to those whose carelessness led to industrial accidents.

  • It can increase chances of breast cancer, cirrhosis, accidents, and so on.

  • To put that risk in some perspective, about 500 kids age 0 to 4 drown each year in residential swimming pools, which are legal and even customary to keep around one's house; that's twice as many as the fatal gun accidents for all kids age 0 to 14, even though pools are much less common than guns.

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