alarm

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈlɑːrm/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/əˈlɑrm/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ə lärm)


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alarm

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. always set my alarm [15 minutes] early
  2. the alarm is set for [7:00 AM]
  3. forgot to set my alarm
  4. set my alarm for [7:00 AM]
  5. hit the snooze on my alarm
  6. when the alarm went off
  7. didn't hear my alarm go off
  8. when my alarm went off
  9. your alarm has been [beeping, buzzing, going off] for [10 minutes] (already)
  10. woke up before my alarm went off
  11. what time is the alarm set for?
  12. did you remember to set an alarm?
  13. what time should I set [the, my] alarm for?
  14. what time did you set the alarm for?
  15. set off the (building's) alarm
  16. set the (building's) alarm off
  17. install a [fire, burglary, house] alarm
  18. triggered the (building's) alarm
  19. the [fire, smoke] alarm
  20. [pressed, activated] a silent alarm
  21. the captain [raised, gave] the alarm
  22. [turn, switch] off the alarm
  23. [cried, shouted, yelled] in alarm
  24. [a look, a face, an expression] of alarm
  25. alarm [showed, appeared] on her face
v
  1. I don't want to alarm [you, anybody], but
  2. didn't mean to alarm [you], but
  3. the [public, crowd] was alarmed [by, when]
  4. alarmed the [public] [by]
  5. without alarming the [public]
  6. don't want to alarm the [public]
  7. avoid alarming the [public]
  8. alarmed her [friends, family] (when)
  9. what alarmed me most was...
  10. what [most, really] alarms me is
  11. the [news, development, event] has alarmed (the residents)
n as adj
  1. set an alarm clock
  2. home alarm system
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