Example sentences for: accidents

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

  • The condition of a long-lived asset is affected by its durability, the quality of its design and construction, its use, the adequacy of maintenance that has been performed, and many other factors, including: accidents (an unforeseen and unplanned or unexpected event or circumstance), catastrophes (a tragic event), disasters (a sudden calamitous event bringing great damage, loss, or destruction), and obsolescence.

  • But these confusions seem largely purposeful, not accidents of omission by author or editor.

  • There were no fatal U.S. airline accidents in 1998.

  • Ballard: His cult novel Crash , about sex and car accidents, has just been filmed.

  • In more sensible times, that's how speed limits were set: Build the road, time traffic on it, determine the speed most people are comfortable driving at, and post that as the limit to encourage uniform speeds, which, unsurprisingly, minimizes accidents.

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