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false alarm

noun [C]
 
 
an occasion when people wrongly believe that something dangerous or unpleasant is happening or will happen
假警报;虚惊
Three fire engines rushed to the school only to discover it was a false alarm.
3辆救火车疾驰到学校,结果却发现是假火警。
She thought she was pregnant, but it turned out to be a false alarm (= she discovered she was not).
她以为自己怀孕了,但后来发现是一场虚惊。
Threats and warningsFaults and mistakes
Translations of “false alarm”
in Chinese (Traditional) 假警報, 虛驚…
in Russian ложная тревога…
in Turkish sahte alarm, yanlış uyarı…
in Polish fałszywy alarm…
(Definition of false alarm from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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