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
On the other hand, academic writers, such as Brendan Nyhan, warn that the political power of targeted online ads and Russian bots are widely overblown.
DeJohn warned residents that Mayor Anthony DiCicco would put in the city's general fund the $5.2 million that would result from a successful passage of a .50-percent income tax increase in November.
Most of the cases in the outbreak involved synthetic marijuana purchased from Chicago-area convenience stores, dealers, or friends, but officials warn the contaminated products could be in counties across the state or beyond.
The Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center warns that ashwagandha, an ayurvedic herb used in Moon Dusts and a Hum formula, has a variety of potential side effects, possibly including miscarriage.
Forty years ago, when the first at-home pregnancy tests became available, some physicians warned against their use.
Then without warning in 2008, Katherine’s life changed forever.
Paige Schwahn/USA Today Network Wochit Coconino County officials warned residents east of Flagstaff to prepare for a possible evacuation Sunday afternoon due to a fast-moving fire.
Doonan, a wildlife biologist for 24 years, warned against handling bats because of the risk of rabies.
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Origin and Etymology of warn
WARN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of warn for English Language Learners
: to tell (someone) about possible danger or trouble
: to tell (someone) to do or not to do something in order to avoid danger or trouble
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