Example sentences for: accidents

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

  • Scenes in the hero's middle-class milieu skirt the sentimental: One friend (Gina McKee) is confined to a wheelchair to remind us that life is full of unhappy, as well as happy, accidents.

  • In 1991, the National Research Council studied the issue and reported that "as computer systems become more prevalent, sophisticated, embedded in physical processes, and interconnected, society becomes more vulnerable to poor system design, accidents that disable systems, and attacks on computer systems."

  • On the other hand, as another of Scarry's experts, Martin Shooman--the author of a NASA study on EMI and a specialist on risk assessment--puts it: "Most accidents are a sequence of rare circumstances.

  • However, the 1,136 figure is based only on accidents in which death might have occurred if air bags had not been installed.

  • It is at least possible, though, that this number of lost lifesaving self-defense uses would be greater than the number of fatal accidents caused by having the guns loaded and unlocked.


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