Example sentences for: alarm

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

  • News & World Report ). Meanwhile, right-wing conspiracy theorists, like the British reporter Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, gloat that they have sounded the alarm about Clinton's basic wickedness (Whitewater, the Vince Foster murder, etc.) from the start.

  • In its front-page editorial, the Sun , which used to have a homophobic reputation, claimed that the Brown affair had "set alarm bells ringing"--"[n]ot because people despise gays, or fear them, or wish to pillory them," but because "the public has a right to know how many homosexuals occupy positions of high power."

  • Also, in a sort of tribal downsizing, budding gangsters no longer have to steal your car radio, they only have to steal the brand logo insignia from the hood or trunk of your car (less likely to set off the alarm, which makes it more likely that they can steal badges from all cars on a block) in order to prove their inherent gangsterness.

  • For the fire alarm, see PANYNJ interview 10 (June 16, 2004); PANYNJ interview 7 (June 2, 2004).

  • The latter highlights European leaders' "serious alarm" at the shield, which could damage military and diplomatic ties across the Atlantic, and (somehow less likely) provoke an arms race with Russia and China.


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