Sentence Examples


  • It took one week for a localized event to escalate to world war.
  • Such an attack could escalate into a widespread conflict, although I doubt it.
  • Unless one can somehow imagine NATO countries going to war with each other, such as Belgium invading the United Kingdom, it is hard to see how "world wars" could escalate outside of NATO member countries.
 
 

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