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raise the alarm

C2 to make people understand the danger of something: A local doctor was the first to raise the alarm about this latest virus.
Translations of “raise the alarm”
in Chinese (Traditional) 發出警報, 報警…
in Russian поднимать тревогу…
in Turkish birini tehlikeye karşı uyarmak, ikaz etmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 发出警报, 报警…
in Polish podnieść alarm…
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