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alarm

Fencing a warning or challenge made by stamping the front foot

alarm

A sound or message that indicates an error condition or predefined event has occurred. See alert.
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And now Germany and France have sounded the alarm bells too and are having a crisis meeting over the same icebergs at the EU if the detractors have not yet got the message that this is serious we are in trouble.
Borofromtheashes ALARM bells have been ringing since Eindhoven and the McClaren departure.
The fact they're concerned about the catastrophic impact by a large comet or asteroid in the future should be an alarm bell to anyone who thinks this stuff is science fiction.
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The alarm bell for us at the moment is that we don't have that same amount of depth that maybe we thought we had.
Lord Robertson said the Kosovo campaign was "an alarm bell also ringing on our weaknesses.
SWINDON has only received 41 entries for its annual Produce Stakes, which has set alarm bell rings ringing.
Here is another reason, another alarm bell for regulators that should spur action; it's our babies who are suffering,'' said Nidia Bautista of the Coalition for Clean Air, which has pushed for tougher pollution limits on diesel equipment at ports and programs to clean up trucks and train.
It was just one example of many, but it triggered an alarm bell which he wants to keep ringing.
When the proposed regulations came out last May, an alarm bell went off through the whole industry," said Lacey.
What we are hearing now is the alarm bell for Christianity in Iraq," stated Bishop Abouna.
During the month of October, a group of advocates including healthcare professionals and surviving family members, is joining forces with the BabyKick Alliance to sound the alarm bell about the staggering frequency of stillbirth.