Examples of warn in a Sentence
I had been warned about the difficulties of the job.
She warned me that the stove was still hot.
“This won't be easy,” he warned.
Nobody warned me about the dangers.
I warned him to be careful, but he didn't listen to me.
She warned us not to go too close to the fire.
Recent Examples of warn from the Web
In Portland, Maine, forecasters warned of hurricane-force wind gusts through 8 a.m. Monday.
Alerts issued Sunday morning called for the storms to continue to batter the state until 11 p.m. Officials also warn of heavy rain and flooding between 5 p.m. Sunday and 3 a.m. Monday.
The chic staff will do their best to warn you about the spicy flavors ahead, but forge on.
Each illustration depicts an actual historical appearance of a comet, and each—warns the Augsburg text—was associated with calamity: snow in summer, plagues of locust.
As a disclaimer on the instructions warns pale people, the lifting compounds that stimulate blood flow to your face may leave you red, which is a slight understatement.
And — just as Spencer had warned — other babies were born with Krabbe.
In Boynton Beach two years ago, police warned of a man who knocked on a then 88-year-old woman’s door.
In one letter sent in July 2015, Baker Commodities Inc. in Vernon warned that compliance would be so costly the company would be forced to shut down operations and dismiss more than 200 employees.
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Origin and Etymology of warn
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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