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warning sign

This page is about the collocation warning sign

collocation pattern: noun + noun

Meaning

a sign or indication that something's wrong

For example

  • What are the warning signs of a heart attack?

  • Sleeping too much and avoiding friends can be early warning signs of depression.

Quick Quiz

If she ignores the warning signs, she'll probably

a. get better

b. get worse

c. get warned

Contributor: Matt Errey