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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “ring/sound alarm bells”

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
(Definition of ring/sound alarm bells from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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