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straw in the wind

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something believed to be a sign or warning of a future event
  • He saw the increase of routine surveillance as another straw in the wind.

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“Straw in the wind.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/straw%20in%20the%20wind. Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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