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Synonyms for alarm bell

the sound of an alarm (usually a bell)

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Reports in Indian and international media on Modi Govt's ethnic cleansing of Muslims should send alarm bells ringing across the world that the illegal annexation of Kashmir is part of a wider policy to target Muslims.https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/assam-nrc-final-citizens-list-today-status-of-41-lakh-at-stake-10-points-2093259 ...
This threatens 9m Kashmiris under siege in IOK for over 2 weeks which shd have sent alarm bells ringing across the world with UN Observers being sent there Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) August 18, 2019 "Already 4 million Indian Muslims face detention camps and cancellation of citizenship.
Typically such grand ideas would set off alarm bells
"This SNP shift away from support for air tax cuts and Heathrow expansion will set alarm bells ringing among the business community in the north-east," he said.
Parents who send their children to these elite schools do not want to know Maybe this is the sort of alarm bells (sic) that was needed." She assured that the issue had come up in the cabinet meeting and the ministries of education and interior had been directed to devise policies to deal with the growing issue" of drug usage in educational institutions.
Cronin said: "The manner of the first half performances against Bohs sent alarm bells off really.
Summary: Captain takes full responsibility for team's failure as alarm bells ring
Surely the example of Tunisia, whose economy has been completely destroyed by one terrorist attack, must ring some alarm bells, but no, ignore the alarm bells and they'll stop ringing.
As a result, today Karachi experiences little to no rainfall and that should send alarm bells ringing in the corridors of power.
Treasury Closing Summary: After a promising start on Tuesday, stocks and yields dove for cover as renewed volatility in the tech sector set off alarm bells. News that the Trump trade team may be planning to use emergency laws via CFIUS to clamp down on China investment into the U.S.
However, the delay in the passage from the Senate rung alarm bells that next general elections might get delayed.
A DISTURBANCE at a maximum security prison should be "ringing alarm bells at the most senior level", the Prison Governors Association (PGA) has said.
"This should be raising alarm bells within Police Scotland and efforts need to be made to discover why so many are leaving."
Illustrated in a simple but effective way throughout, it provides a basic understanding of how and why we experience anxiety and 'alarm bells' before going through a series of exercises to help control these responses.