Origin of fire drill
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How to use fire drill in a sentence
During corporate fire drills, when his colleagues are freaking out, he shows calm and equanimity.
In recent months, Beijing has ramped up live fire drills and naval and air sorties around Taiwan.The Retreat from Afghanistan Has Made America's Allies Nervous. None More So Than Taiwan|Charlie Campbell / Shanghai|September 3, 2021|Time
A frightening fire drill forced a teen to see her school through a disabled friend’s eyes.How America failed students with disabilities during the pandemic|Hannah Natanson, Valerie Strauss, Katherine Frey|May 20, 2021|Washington Post
As Catherine Contreras tells it, a fire drill changed how she saw her school.
John Fitzgerald, whose son Danny Fitzgerald has Down syndrome and attends Wootton, describes learning about the fire drill route and the need to address other access issues within the county’s schools from Contreras.
But what is there more irresponsible than playing with the fire of an imagined civil war in the France of today?Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The cameraman was reporting on the factory catching fire when the inevitable happened.
Lady Edith is so sad that her sadness nearly set the whole damned house on fire.‘Downton Abbey’ Review: A Fire, Some Sex, and Sad, Sad Edith|Kevin Fallon|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Maybe Mary is being more realistic about a second marriage—but is it too much to ask for a little fire?
A fire that he insists is only picking up pace, according to top-secret intelligence briefings.
"A camp-fire would hardly flash and die out like that, Sarge," he answered thoughtfully.
She got up and stood in front of the fire, having her hand on the chimney-piece and looking down at the blaze.Confidence|Henry James
The fire had been heaped over with earth—to screen it from prying eyes, I suppose, while the good work went on.
But, as the keel of the boats touched bottom, each boat-load dashed into the water and then into the enemy's fire.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
The men, whose poniards his sword parried, had recourse to fire-arms, and two pistols were fired at him.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter