Example sentences for: alerted

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

  • True, our experience could simply be the result of what might be called the Awareness Tautology: One's sense of a phenomenon's pervasiveness is heightened by the fact of one's having been alerted to the phenomenon in the first place.

  • Gail Sheehy's Nov. 29 interview with Stone Phillips on NBC's Dateline alerted Chatterbox that the big scoop in Hillary's Choice , Sheehy's new psychobiography of the first lady, is that Hillary might have smoked some dope in college, but her ex-boyfriend isn't saying for sure .

  • Skinhead assaults have become such a problem, reports the Times , that the American Embassy has twice alerted U.S. citizens, particularly those of African or Asian origin about the danger of unprovoked attacks.

  • In short (excuse the pun), for one reason or another users in the UK would be better served by a better dictionary of abbreviations than this; US users should be alerted to the fact that the text is British, unedited for American spelling: for `decagramme, decalitre, decametre' read `decagram, decaliter, decameter.

  • John Weaver, his national political director, alerted him that the audience waiting inside the aircraft hangar might include Betsy DeVos, the chairman of the state party, who happens to be married to the head of the Amway Corp., and who also happens to be a committed foe of campaign finance reform.


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