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.

  • With alarms sounding, members of the Small Group considered ideas about how to respond to or prevent such attacks.

  • One of these alarms was of a reported threat against Air Force One itself, a threat eventually run down to a misunderstood communication in the hectic White House Situation Room that morning.

  • The head of analysis at the CTC until 1999 discounted the alarms about a catastrophic threat as relating only to the danger of chemical, biological, or nuclear attack-and he downplayed even that, writing several months before 9/11:"It would be a mistake to redefine counterterrorism as a task of dealing with 'catastrophic,''grand,' or 'super' terrorism, when in fact these labels do not represent most of the terrorism that the United States is likely to face or most of the costs that terrorism imposes on U.S. interests."

  • The National Security Agency The National Security Agency's intercepts of terrorist communications often set off alarms elsewhere in the government.


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