Example sentences for: alert

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

  • (Contest alert: Best punch line e-mailed to the Shopping Avenger will be rewarded by public mention in this space, plus a lifetime supply of Turtle Wax, if the Shopping Avenger can figure out what Turtle Wax is.)

  • See NSC email, Clarke to Rice and Hadley, Possibility of an al Qaeda Attack, June 28, 2001; NSC email, Clarke for Rice and others, Terrorist Alert, June 30, 2001.

  • Notra Trulock, the Energy Department's chief of intelligence and the sole hero of the account, continually tried to alert higher-ups at his agency, the FBI, and the White House about the size and impact of the theft.

  • Bloomer (for `flower'), butter (for `ram'), or even flower (for `river') are recurrent examples, but solvers must always be on the alert for new traps of this type:

  • In the scenes in which Don Hewitt and Mike Wallace agonize over whether to cave in to corporate pressure not to broadcast their Wigand piece, The Insider neglects to alert viewers to the likelihood that the ABC lawsuit is weighing heavily on their minds.

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