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English definition of “hear warning bells”

hear warning bells

(also warning bells start to ring/sound)
used to describe a situation when people see signs that something bad has started or is going to happen : For me, the warning bells started to ring when she stopped eating properly and lost all that weight .Threats and warnings Grammar:WarningsA warning is something that makes us aware of possible danger. There are a number of ways of warning someone. Warnings can be weak or strong.
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