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‘Warn’ as a verb

Below are some examples of sentences from classic literature using the word ‘Warn’ as a verb.

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“A most scandalous, ill-natured rumour has just reached me, and I write, dear Fanny, to warn you against giving the least credit to it.”

From ‘Mansfield Park’, by Jane Austen.

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Recognise

It was recognised as a binding law that every whim of his sister was to be respected.

From ‘Barchester Towers’, by Anthony Trollope.

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