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Example Sentences for "escalate"

Prices for certain vegetables have escalated due to poor weather conditions in California last yearThe argument outside the pub quickly escalated into a fistfight.

Prices for certain vegetables have escalated due to poor weather conditions in California last year.

Tensions in the region have escalated in the past few months, and the army has been put on full alert.

The ethnic riots in India have escalated out of control, and people are being killed daily.

The students' anxiety escalated with the news that the exam was worth 50% of their final mark.

Protests are escalating as the date of the political convention approaches.

The union has threatened to escalate the strikes if the fired workers are not immediately rehired.

Hundreds of refugees are fleeing the escalating violence in the region.

Costs associated with the project are escalating out of control.

The killing of one of the bikers marks a serious escalation in the violence between the city's two motorcycle gangs.

The Vietnam war escalated while Lyndon B. Johnson was in the White House.

Alvin Toffler noted that our technological powers increase, but the side effects and potential hazards also escalate.

The standard escalator moves at a rate of 120 feet per minute.

The children were playing in the department store by running up the down escalator.

The world's longest escalator is in Ocean Park, Hong Kong, China. With a length of 745 feet, the escalator has a vertical rise of 377 feet.

When the first escalator was installed in the department store Harrod's in London near the turn of the century, brandy was served to passengers who felt faint.

In 1998, a new rebellion broke out in northern Chad, and continued to escalate throughout 2000.

A 40-year rebel campaign to overthrow the Colombian government escalated during the 1990s.

Violence is escalating in the world, but simply responding with more violence is not the answer.


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