cause for concern

noun phrase

: reason to worry
There is no cause for concern.

Examples of cause for concern in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ongoing flooding along the San Jacinto River was a main cause for concern as rain caused its water levels to rise past capacity. Emily Mae Czachor, CBS News, 5 May 2024 Their pessimism is a cause for concern, but not yet a harbinger of a recession. Bywill Daniel, Fortune, 10 Apr. 2024 While the rising number of cases is a cause for concern, experts say the numbers aren't as worrying as the previous outbreak. John Loeppky, Verywell Health, 8 Apr. 2024 And in a world where Samsung continues to see delays in rolling out security updates, that will be a cause for concern for millions of users. Zak Doffman, Forbes, 19 Feb. 2024 As for where the average person comes into contact with dairy—the grocery store—there’s also little cause for concern. Julia Landwehr, Health, 4 Apr. 2024 An aging and declining population is a cause for concern over national security issues and can cause economic challenges for the country. USA TODAY, 1 Mar. 2024 Indeed, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell has cause for concern that the ailing commercial real estate market is just beginning to have an impact on banks. Sydney Lake, Fortune, 6 Feb. 2024 Larger, thicker jelly-like blood clots that are greater than the size of a quarter may be cause for concern. Anthea Levi, Health, 16 Mar. 2024

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“Cause for concern.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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