Janet Napolitano on the Times Square Bomb: “We Are alerting Everybody to Be on Their Toes”
On July 8, a summons was sent to Zhang alerting her to the lawsuit, and on July 11, Nan Shi lost her job.
But “with Buster alerting at the rear alley upslope, then that is certainly a possible grave site.”
Few would dare to publicly rage against the government, as Gulnara has, for fear of alerting the security services.
An article had appeared in the local paper a few days before, alerting the community to this gala event.
But why were they searching for him, alerting the natives in an effort to scoop him up?
Instead of crippling the nation, they succeeded only in alerting it.
If he did strike, the warning teams would perform their brief mission, alerting the active, working members of the defense groups.
Here the song acquires the additional functions of alerting the female to danger and threatening the trespasser.
Instead it washed through his body, sharpening his reflexes and alerting his muscles for action.
"on the watch," 1590s, from French alerte "vigilant" (17c.), from phrase à l'erte "on the watch," from Italian all'erta "to the height," from erta "lookout, high tower," noun use of fem. of erto, past participle of ergere "raise up," from Latin erigere "raise" (see erect). The adjective is attested from 1610s, the noun from 1803, and the verb from 1868. Related: Alerted; alerting.