raise/sound the alarm

idiom

: to warn people
Economists have raised/sounded the alarm about a possible recession.

Examples of raise/sound the alarm in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Why are fatalities so hard to track? 2024 could surpass record heat levels, leading experts to sound the alarm about heat’s dangers. Will Oremus, Washington Post, 2 July 2024 The more pessimistic Democrats pointed to the potency of those attacks to sound the alarm that the damage may have been done. Tal Axelrod, ABC News, 28 June 2024 March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month — a good time to sound the alarm about the shocking rise in the number of young adults under age 50 being diagnosed with the disease. Reader Commentary, Baltimore Sun, 21 Mar. 2024 But Denver might sound the alarm if Sutton is not present when minicamp begins. Ryan McFadden, The Denver Post, 21 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for raise/sound the alarm 

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“Raise/sound the alarm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/raise%2Fsound%20the%20alarm. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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