alarm


alarm
01. Firefighters rushed to the building after the [alarm] went off.
02. If there is a fire, pull the [alarm], and then get out of the building.
03. On the Titanic, many poor passengers on the lower decks did not hear the [alarm] until it was too late.
04. An [alarming] number of teenagers are continuing to smoke cigarettes despite the government's attempts to discourage the habit.
05. We had to stop class and go outside when some idiot pulled the fire [alarm] for a joke last week.
06. The news of the death of the Minister of Finance was greeted with [alarm] by those in the business community.
07. There has been an [alarming] increase in the number of traffic deaths this past summer.
08. I don't mean to [alarm] you, but if you don't work harder, you will most certainly fail this course.
09. Someone once wrote that if you can't get enthusiastic about your work, it's time to get [alarmed] - something is wrong.
10. If the [alarm] goes off, make sure that you meet outside in front of the building, so we can be sure that everyone got out okay.
11. The first [alarm] clock in the world was invented in 1787 and only rang at 4:00 in the morning.
12. There has been an accident, but there is no cause for [alarm]; no one has been injured.
13. In 1944, as Germany was losing the war, many Estonians became [alarmed] at the prospect of Soviet occupation, and fled to Sweden.
14. An Israeli proverb states that love is a sweet dream, and marriage is the [alarm] clock.
15. So many cars have [alarms] now that whenever one goes off, everyone just ignores it.
16. The list of endangered species in this country is growing at an [alarming] rate.
17. Mankind's consumption of the earth's natural resources is proceeding at a phenomenal and [alarming] rate.
18. Michel De Montaigne once said, "It is not death that [alarms] me, but dying."
19. Find someone who wakes up without using an alarm clock.
20. We must evacuate when we hear the [alarm].

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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