Sentence Examples


  • She could let this escalate or she could accept the fact that he was trying to improve.
  • And given that regional conflicts tend to escalate and expand, as long as those conflicts exist, the very real threat of an unthinkable world war remains.
  • It took one week for a localized event to escalate to world war.
  • 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.
  • By throwing light on barbaric and provocative actions, we may stop their spread before they can escalate to broader conflict.

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