Example sentences for: alerted

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

  • It certainly was last October, with a recession looming, but the rapid communications system in place today alerted the people who could do something about it, unlike the recession of '90-'91.

  • 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?

  • Colford writes in his biography that Howard has elevated "the final chapter in his war with NBC" to the "myth of the inventive radio personality clashing with the stuffed shirts of a mighty network," but goes on to record events that sound a lot like stuffed shirts clashing with Stern: Bob Rukeyser, NBC's director of corporate communications at the time, said that he alerted Grant Tinker, then chairman of NBC, to Stern's material, and that Tinker decided Stern had to go.

  • El Mundo of Madrid ran a front-page story on the CIA's involvement in Ocalan's "kidnapping," quoting a Turkish government source as saying that "the North American secret services alerted us to his whereabouts."

  • John Weaver, his national political director, alerted him that the audience waiting inside the aircraft hangar might include Betsy DeVos, the chairman of the state party, who happens to be married to the head of the Amway Corp., and who also happens to be a committed foe of campaign finance reform.


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