Example sentences for: alarms

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

  • It takes very little to set off alarms.

  • First an F-16 followed a 727 descending into New York--setting off the 727's alarms and causing its pilot to attempt violent evasive maneuvers.

  • 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.

  • If we assume that all of these clusters were associated with the citywide disease outbreaks, then the method generated at most two false alarms at a signal threshold where we would have expected one by chance alone.

  • "He is easily distracted" the critic John Leonard remarked in an appreciative review of Culture and Imperialism , "answering too many fire alarms, sometimes to pour on more petrol."


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