Example sentences for: outbreak

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

  • It's a dark, witty suspense story about an outbreak of illegal magic in a school full of witch orphans--children whose parents have been burned as witches.

  • The media have been in an uproar this month over the latest putative outbreak of creationism.

  • The year before the outbreak of the American Revolution, Priestley succeeded in removing from air, so he thought, the substance called phlogiston which was thought to be what put fires out, and dubbed his dephlogisticated air oxygen because he supposed it to be an essential ingredient of acids (Greek oxy -, sharp—as in oxymoron —plus - gen , related to the verb gignomai , I become, happen, am born) .

  • Restaurants of every conceivable type, bars, and shops line the Avenida de las Playas, Lanzarote’s one outbreak of mass commercialism.

  • Among many features in the European press linked to the 60 th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II in Europe, Corriere della Sera of Milan ran an interview Wednesday with British historian Denis Mack Smith, who said he has evidence that Mussolini warned Churchill of Hitler's invasion plans in August 1939.


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