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
Erickson warns that some coastal rivers won’t be able to drain effectively because Harvey’s winds are pushing in storm surge, aggravating flooding in areas already drenched by more than 20 inches (51 centimeters) of rain.
The document, directed at both Britain and the EU, warned that firms are considering moving their European headquarters out of the U.K. and said a long period of uncertainty would be damaging.
And as Mr. Trump prepares to outline his corporate tax overhaul ideas in a speech on Wednesday in Springfield, Mo., economists and tax experts warn that the path is likely to be treacherous.
Indians in other places also took action: villagers at Otsinigo, New York, warned liquor dealers to stay away; some Iroquois chiefs banned the sale of rum in their communities as well.
Heavy rain from a tropical wave lingering over South Florida is triggering a flood warning through Saturday.
The World Health Organization (WHO) warned that 35 to 77 million people in Bangladesh could be at risk of drinking water with unsafe levels of arsenic.
In the days leading up to the totality, medical professionals, retailers and past victims warned of the dangers of looking directly at the eclipse without any eye protection.
The McHenry County Department of Health warns residents to take precautions until the first hard frost.
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Origin and Etymology of warn
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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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