Sentence Examples


  • She could let this escalate or she could accept the fact that he was trying to improve.
  • By raising a question about parades along this road residents have significantly escalated the dispute.
  • Instead, it was weak Administration policies that gradually escalated American involvement.
  • Like Bea Smith, Rita develops an intense hatred of Joan Ferguson, which quickly escalates into an all out war.
  • Starting in early May 1954, the tensions escalated to strikes.

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