Examples of uproar in a Sentence
There was a lot of public uproar over the proposed jail.
There have been uproars in the past over similar proposals.
The proposal caused an uproar.
The town was in an uproar over the proposal to build a jail.
Recent Examples of uproar from the Web
His treason quip on Monday triggered an uproar among Democrats.
One downtown restaurant, Ike’s Food and Cocktails, caused an internet uproar Monday when word leaked of a $36 guacamole and chips on its Super Bowl menu — alongside $72 beef skewers and other pricey items.
In the past, that honor has gone to the ceremonial president, but the position seems to have been scrapped after the uproar over Roman Polanski’s invitation and subsequent withdrawal last year.
The uproar was recalled by some fans of the show this week after news that the sitcom is returning to prime time, starring Ms. Bergen, 71, in the same role.
During a wave of uproar over the deaths of Freddie Gray, Michael Brown, and Tamir Rice, two young black men were shot by a white police officer in the small city of Olympia, Washington, on May 21, 2015.
It was originally set for a vote last March, but the school board put it on hold, fearing that uproar over LGBTQ issues would distract from work on student assignment changes.
But Goetz said the Sheriff's Office later sought to arrest his client after uproar from the public because detectives did not initially charge Gasser, who is white, with the death of McKnight, who is black.
Although the Trump administration backs the FISA program, the president caused an uproar hours before a House vote last week by tweeting that the program may have been used to spy on his 2016 presidential campaign.
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Origin and Etymology of uproar
First Known Use: 1526See Words from the same year
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