“Surge” in the news

Example collocations

storm surge
surge in popularity

Publications and example sentences

The New York Times
· This Time, Hardly Anyone Followed Trump’s Lead on Virus Drugs  
By the evening of March 19, the day the president first praised the drugs on television, the rate of first-time prescriptions had surged to more than 46 times the weekday average, the highest level to date.  Copy example sentence
· Hickenlooper refuses to testify virtually to state ethics commission despite subpoena  
“This continued surge in gun sales is bringing new risks into American homes that will linger long after the pandemic,” Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action, said in a statement.  Copy example sentence
Seeking Alpha
· The J. M. Smucker Company (SJM) CEO Mark Smucker on Q4 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript  
Those not only recognizable by consumers, but also with the ability to quickly scale production to support the surge in demand.  Copy example sentence
The New York Times
· ‘Not Just for Gays’: The Year the Tonys Dared to Go There  
When Schlesinger appeared on the comedian Marc Maron’s “WTF” podcast in 2012, he credited this surge in work to the success of “Not Just for Gays,” which won an Emmy Award that year.  Copy example sentence
The New York Times
· ‘Europe Finally Got the Message’: Leaders Act Together on Stimulus  
Mass protests against police brutality that have brought thousands of people onto the streets in cities across America are raising the specter of new coronavirus outbreaks, prompting political leaders, physicians and public health experts to warn that the crowds could cause a surge in cases.  Copy example sentence
· 'Stay at home stock' Slack Technologies dips ahead of report  
However, the unprofitable company faces massive competition from Microsoft's Teams workplace chat software, and its recent surge has stretched its valuations.  Copy example sentence
The Independent
· Strangulation in sex can increase risk of stroke and brain injuries, distressing study finds  
While if a woman has been strangled, the chance of her consequently being murdered surges eightfold.  Copy example sentence
The China Post
· Mexican president urges calm after jump in reported deaths  
López Obrador said he would recommend tightened measures if there is a surge in infections.  Copy example sentence
Seeking Alpha
· Comfort Systems USA: Time For The Rally To Cool Off  
Considering the surge in shares over recent weeks, we rate shares of FIX as a hold with a year-end price target of $40.  Copy example sentence
The Verge
· Rising sea levels could wipe out mangroves by 2050  
The trees create a barrier against destructive storm surges, stop encroaching seas from gobbling up more land, and give shelter to wildlife.  Copy example sentence