handwriting on the wall

phrase

as in red flag
something that tells of approaching danger or risk He insists that they aren't breaking up, but everyone can see the handwriting on the wall.

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“Handwriting on the wall.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/handwriting%20on%20the%20wall. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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