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
The American Academy of Pediatrics has warned against backyard zipline kits, which have been recalled in the past.
Poway safety officials are warning hikers to be careful as summer temperatures begin to climb.
Getty ImagesHelena Sprengers / EyeEm Fish pedicures may be a fun way to exfoliate rough heels, but experts are now warning that the procedure may pose an infection risk.
The National Weather Service has parts of the Fox River under a flood warning through the early hours of Monday.
The National Weather Service issued a flood warning from 10:45 a.m. Tuesday through 1 p.m. Saturday, when a flooding forecast changed from minor to moderate severity at Algonquin, which impacts the Fox River communities downstream.
According to Page Six, Jon warned Pete about getting more girlfriend tattoos before things between them become more permanent.
Pedestrian deaths have hit a three-decade high in the U.S., prompting some cities to mount campaigns warning walkers to put down their phones and pay more attention.
Just under a month ago, we were warned that giant hogweed, a plant that can cause third-degree burns or even blindness, was cropping up across Virginia; now, 17-year-old Alex Childress has accidentally come into contact with the plant.
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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
WARN Defined for Kids
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