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wake-up calls

noun
plural of wake-up call

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something that tells of approaching danger or risk
  • his high blood pressure was a wake-up call that he needed to do something about his health

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“Wake-up calls.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wake-up%20calls. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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