Example sentences for: alarms

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

  • After the attacks had occurred, while crisis managers were still sorting out a number of unnerving false alarms, Air Force One flew to Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana.

  • Our first implementation of the method resulted in a number of false alarms, and highlights the need for systematic data quality checks and the analytic adjustments described above.

  • 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.

  • Then the speaker of Russia's parliament said Yeltsin had directed the targeting of Russian nuclear missiles at NATO countries . This raised alarms throughout the world, until the speaker's office retracted the claim and explained that Yeltsin had merely discussed the targeting option.

  • 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.


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