Sentence Examples


  • One of the most important things you can do is to make a conscious decision not to let small situations and issues escalate to the point where they stress you out at work.
  • As they approach adolescence, however, children become somewhat less oriented toward their parents and more oriented toward their peers, and peer pressure begins to escalate.
  • A 2010 study in the journal, Population Health Metrics (8:29), estimated that the prevalence of diabetes will escalate from the current 1 in 10 Americans to 1 in 3 by 2050.
  • Any infection left untreated has the potential to escalate into blood poisoning, so it's best to be cautious and seek medical care sooner rather than later.
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): People suffering from ADHD also demonstrate impulsive behavior, and it's possible for this to escalate into uncontrollable lying if not kept in check.