Example sentences for: alerted

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

  • True, our experience could simply be the result of what might be called the Awareness Tautology: One's sense of a phenomenon's pervasiveness is heightened by the fact of one's having been alerted to the phenomenon in the first place.

  • One final clue should have alerted us--readers and editors--to Glass' deception: Life is not so good that it places reporters at the center of action as frequently as it did the young Glass.

  • Individuals carrying such changes might be alerted to the possible harmful consequences and take whatever precautionary measures seem appropriate.

  • When a person, in the process of seeking your advice, reveals rather personal foibles, should you not be alerted to the probability that such a person is quite apt to be a whacko, weirdo, misfit, or plain loser?

  • Even if watchlisting had prevented or at least alerted U.S. officials to the entry of Hazmi and Mihdhar, we do not think it is likely that watchlisting, by itself, have prevented the 9/11 attacks.


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