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ring/sound alarm bells

If something rings/sounds alarm bells, it makes you start to worry because it is a sign that there may be a problem
敲警钟;发出危险信号;引起警觉
The name rang alarm bells in her mind.
这个名字引起了她的警觉。
Threats and warnings
Translations of “ring/sound alarm bells”
in Chinese (Traditional) 敲警鐘, 發出危險信號, 引起警覺…
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