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raise the alarm

to warn someone of a dangerous situation: Her parents raised the alarm when she failed to return home.Threats and warnings
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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