air-raid shelter

NOUN
  1. a chamber (often underground) reinforced against bombing and provided with food and living facilities; used during air raids
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How To Use air-raid shelter In A Sentence

  • One of their projects was to tidy up the area where once stood an air-raid shelter and brick shed, the removal of which would have cost about £1,000 to be done privately.
  • Allegedly, on July 22 the man used sodium dichloroisocyanurate and sawdust to fumigate a disused air-raid shelter he planned to use for planting mushrooms.
  • At first, pedestrians walking past see an air-raid shelter, a typical reminder of Berlin's wartime history.
  • Annan, who died in 1983, exhibited with the leftwing Artists International Association, and once featured in a morale-boosting wartime show in an air-raid shelter beside work by Augustus John. Dorothy Annan murals listed as former telephone exchange faces demolition
  • He was a schoolboy at the time and happened to be in a makeshift air-raid shelter less than half a mile from the epicentre of the blast. Times, Sunday Times
  • Andrea rattled her heels on the tiles to announce herself, to stop her mother talking about `goings on' in the air-raid shelters. THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS
  • People were making for the air-raid shelters below ground.
  • He was a schoolboy at the time and happened to be in an air-raid shelter less than half a mile from the epicentre of the blast. Times, Sunday Times
  • People were making for the air-raid shelters below ground.
  • Klemperer's friend Jacobi is invited into an air-raid shelter that's off limits to wearers of the Star with the words "Come on in, mate. Survivor
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