Example sentences for: alarms

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

  • Like the checkpoints in Boston, it lacked closed-circuit television surveillance so there is no documentary evidence to indicate when the hijackers passed through the checkpoint, what alarms may have been triggered, or what security procedures were administered.

  • A proposal to ban knives altogether in 1993 had been rejected because small cutting implements were difficult to detect and the number of innocent "alarms" would have increased significantly, exacerbating congestion problems at checkpoints.

  • After the alarms die down, Sino-American relations may get back on track.

  • In 1998, after Bin Ladin's fatwa and other alarms, President Clinton accepted a proposal from his national security advisor, Samuel "Sandy" Berger, and gave Clarke a new position as national coordinator for security, infrastructure protection, and counterterrorism.

  • Property crime is falling because people carry less cash and use more car alarms.


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