Examples of alcohol in a Sentence
cough medicine that contains alcohol
drinks that are high in alcohol
There was a high level of alcohol in his blood at the time of the accident.
a mixture of different alcohols
The restaurant had a license to serve alcohol.
Recent Examples of alcohol from the Web
Court records show Hevel had a blood-alcohol level of .225 at the time of his arrest.
Breathalyzer tests showed her blood alcohol content was allegedly .279 and .277 in successive tests.
After taking field sobriety tests, he was found with a 0.153 blood alcohol content, police say, and was charged with DUI and driving without a license.
Bishop's blood-alcohol tests, which won't be released, don't warrant further charges, prosecutors told the paper.
Frost’s blood-alcohol concentration level was measured at .185 at the Aurora Police Station, officials said.
The Wenatchee World reported that Dickinson was arrested with a blood-alcohol level of 0.15 — about twice the legal limit — in a car outside the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office on June 21.
After the crash, Burns’ blood alcohol content was measured at .20, more than two times the legal limit of .08, the arrest report said.
After consultation with the Harford County state’s attorney, the driver was taken to University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center for a blood test to determine his blood alcohol content.
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ALCOHOL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of alcohol for English Language Learners
: a clear liquid that has a strong smell, that is used in some medicines and other products, and that is the substance in liquors (such as beer, wine, or whiskey) that can make a person drunk
: drinks containing alcohol
ALCOHOL Defined for Kids
Definition of alcohol for Students
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