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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 lost all that weight.
(Definition of hear warning bells from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hear warning bells”
in Chinese (Simplified) 察觉不祥之兆, 警钟已经敲响…
in Chinese (Traditional) 察覺不祥之兆, 警鐘已經敲響…
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