Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Emergency"

The meaning of "Emergency" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does The emergency alert system would have gone up. mean?
A: gone up means to increase ( mostly in terms of price) I am not sure if it's gone up or gone off. for gone up it would mean that the emergency alert system would have increased. ( costly wise) but the more justified statement will be with gone off. this statement can be in relation with some other statement like if the fire had broken, the emergency alert system would have gone off (which means it trips and the system would start sounding.)
Q: What does life-on-the-line emergency mean?
A: It means that the person is in a situation where they have a high chance of actually dying.
Q: What does emergency drills mean?
A: para practicar lo que deberíamos hacer durante emergencias. Más común: fire drill "We had a fire/emergency drill at school today. The bell rang and we all had to line up outside for half an hour."
Q: What does emergency drills mean?
A: An emergency drill means practicing what to do if there is a fire, tornado, earthquake, etc.

Example sentences using "Emergency"

Q: Please show me example sentences with emergency.
A: "This is an emergency! Get everyone out!" "If we don't act now, this could become an emergency." "Emergency procedures are posted on every door." "When dealing with emergencies, be sure to stay calm."
Q: Please show me example sentences with "emergency brake" and "parking break". Are they the same?.
A: Yes, both are the same =) Different regions switch between saying one or the other to describe the brake you use for extra support.

Synonyms of "Emergency" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between emergency and urgency ?
A: Emergency is the whole situation, something happened and it requires immediate action. Urgency is the importance of having that quick action, but not the event itself.
Q: What is the difference between who should they call in an emergency? and where should they call in an emergency? ?
A: Who should they call in an emergency is correct. The second one wouldn't make sense.
Q: What is the difference between emergency and outbreak ?
A: Below are are their dictionary meanings with examples. I hope that helps. I tend to restrict Outbreak to violence and disease in conversation. I could see expanding it's use for dramatic effect when writing a story. An emergency is an unexpected and difficult or dangerous situation, especially an accident, which happens suddenly and which requires quick action to deal with it. Examples: 1. He deals with emergencies promptly. 2. The hospital will cater only for emergencies. If there is an outbreak of something unpleasant, such as violence or a disease, it suddenly starts to happen. 1. The four-day festival ended a day early after an outbreak of violence involving hundreds of youths.
Q: What is the difference between emergency and urgent ?
A: Not exactly. Urgent basically just means very pressing (time-wise); this can be relevant both in emergency and non-emergency situations (even things that are not necessarily "bad"). Emergency normally refers to dangerous or life-threatening situations.

Translations of "Emergency"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? emergency
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? emergency
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? "how was the emergency situation solved?" does it sound natural?
A: It's natural
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? emergency
A: An Ambulance
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? The emergency phone number is 911.
A: That's right.

Other questions about "Emergency"

Q: When the emergency comes, Please push this button. It is contacted the management center. does this sound natural?
A: If there is an emergency, please push this button to contact the management center.
Q: There is an emergency exit on the third storey of this building. In order to get to the exit, you would go up to the stairs at the end of this corridor. does this sound natural?
A: very good but the "to" in " you would go up to the stairs " is not needed 😊
Q: because of some emergency i left! does this sound natural?
A: It's correct, but by using "some", it sounds like you really don't know what happened. To me, this would be more natural, "Because of an emergency, I left!"
Q: This is an emergency. Stay calm and touch your groin. And show me your underwear. does this sound natural?
A: 変な文章ですと思いますけど文法がいいです
Q: I have to run along, because there are seems to be emergency in my family. does this sound natural?
A: Take out "are" and add "an" before emergency. "I have go run along, because there seems to be an emergency in my family"

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