Example sentences for: aftershocks

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

  • Because the stress is rarely discharged in a single jolt, earthquakes almost always occur in clusters: first, a few small foreshocks; then the strongest quake, or mainshock; then aftershocks.

  • The WP continues to mine the aftershocks of the AOL Time Warner merger, saying the incident has revived European anxiety about technological inferiority: Europeans are far less likely than Americans to be wired, and e-commerce revenues in the 15 EU nations are only a third of what they are in the U.S.

  • The New York Times and the Los Angeles Times lead with the political and public health aftershocks of the earthquake in Turkey.

  • Japan must reform its banks and maintain loose fiscal and monetary policy (even though that means a cheapened yen), or the rest of the world will soon feel the aftershocks of its recession.

  • There have been more than 250 aftershocks.


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