Meaning of EMERGENCY in English

EMERGENCY

noun

BAD : We were shown what to do if there was an emergency event.

GOOD : We were shown what to do in an emergency (situation).

BAD : A basic understanding of car engines can be very useful, especially in emergency cases.

GOOD : A basic understanding of car engines can be very useful, especially in emergencies.

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emergency or emergency situation : 'Should you ever have to deal with an emergency, just stay calm and try not to panic.'

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