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
Showalter often warns that counting on players returning from injuries usually just means another one will be missing before long.
New research released by the Centers for Disease Control warns that the number of people in the U.S. infected with diseases by ticks, mosquitoes and fleas has more than tripled in recent years.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists warns against excess weight during pregnancy and recommends a healthy diet both before and after pregnancy.
The Failure of Globalism, Bremmer warns that leaders are building walls—both real and virtual—to meet the public’s demand for protection.
Regardless, the preponderance of evidence still warns about the dangers of saturated fat.
Ferris warns that Calico crabs — beige with purplish specks — are not only common but aggressive pinchers.
Kousser, the UC San Diego professor, warns that the party would be making the same mistake Republicans made in the 1994 with Proposition 187.
Over a loudspeaker, one warns Palestinians to retreat or risk death.
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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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