1 We do not want to escalate the war.
2 The conflict could escalate into a full-blooded war.
3 Defeat could cause one side or other to escalate the conflict.
4 The conflict could escalate rapidly into a full-scale war.
5 Observers have warned that the violence could escalate into full-scale armed conflict.
6 Both unions and management fear the dispute could escalate.
7 The Allies are planning to escalate the bombing.
8 Occasionally when you come up the stair or escalator of station you're also met by a ticket inspector.
9 Entering or exiting a pod is therefore rather like stepping on or off an escalator.
10 Take the escalator down to the lower level.
11 The local war escalated into a major conflict.
12 The fighting escalated into a full-scale war.
13 The killing of three children, which is called an errant shelling, dramatically escalated the recent flare in violence.
14 Violence between the two sides has been steadily escalating.
15 UN peacekeepers are struggling to contain the escalating violence.