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 either case, the way the campaign has played out offers Republicans warning signs ahead of November.
Back then, as now, many commentators warned against inviting an adversarial leader to a summit meeting, especially to a presidential compound.
In October 2016, Humana warned investors that its star bonuses were set to fall sharply effective in 2018, partly because of downgrades tied to the results of a Medicare audit.
But officials greenlighted the project despite warning signs the plan to retool the mothballed mill was likely doomed to fail.
Meanwhile, former Steelers quarterback Neil O’Donnell recently warned Cousins against chasing dollars.
The House is planning a debate as early as next week only on a narrow bill providing grants to train law enforcement and school staff to spot warning signs of school violence and intervene.
One key solution will involve communication between educators, students, parents, mental health officials, police and others to identify individuals that might raise warning signs on social media or elsewhere.
Abebe Shimeles of the African Development Bank warns against sudden spending cuts, which would leave half-finished infrastructure projects to rust.
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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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