WordReference English Collocations © 2019
alertⓘMost examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
- issue a [flood, severe-weather, missing-child] alert
- The government has issued a [flood] alert.
- received a [flood] alert on my phone
- saw the [flood] alert on TV
- heard the [flood] alert on the radio
- [sign up for, subscribe to] news alerts
- there is a [red, orange] alert in effect (for)
- set an email alert (for)
- set an alert to remember to [buy, take, go]
- set an alert for [Monday, 9:00]
- Please set your alerts to silent.
- set a [silent, ringing] alert
- My alert went off [in class, at work].
- My alert went off during [class].
- the alert sounded [when, at]
- turn off alerts for
- be on the alert for [police, pickpockets, thieves, opportunities]
- stay alert [in class, while driving, on watch duty]
- the [guard, officer, class, student] was (not) alert
- the alert [guard] [saw, noticed]
- alert to [new, possible, changing] conditions
- need to be continuously alert to the [threat, possibility] of
- was not alert to the [threat]
- was alert to [clear, avoid] the danger
- [be, remain, stay, keep] on the alert (for)
- the police are on alert for [an escaped prisoner, terrorist attacks]
- [remains, has stayed] alert (in old age)
- is still (very) alert in his [eighties, nineties]
- as alert as ever
- has an alert mind
- received an alert [email, phone call, message]
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