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raise a red flag

To offer a sign or signal indicating potential, incipient, or imminent danger or trouble. Didn't the fact that your accountant used to be a drug dealer raise a red flag or two when you started doing business with him? Well, it definitely raised a red flag when he got so angry at me over such a minor thing, but I never thought he could be so unreasonable to live with!
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Likewise, the Golen Gol project in Chitral had been ready by a few kilometres of transmission line for its evacuation was missing until the Wapda raised red flags again at the level of prime minister as the coordinated development of transmission lines suffered.
Meanwhile, the civil society group Action for Economic Reforms raised red flags on the first tax reform package, including alleged loopholes in the value-added tax (VAT) system, insertion of a meager tobacco tax, protection of the aviation industry due to just a small increase in aviation fuel tax as well as the impact of doubling the documentary stamp tax on capital markets, among others.
USA], Nov 5 (ANI): A recent research has raised red flags about anabolic androgenic steroids' effect on heart health.
Local police said Paddock was not known to them before the incident, had no notable political or terrorist connections, and appeared to have purchased his sizable cache of weapons legally, and thus would not have raised red flags with current threat models.
From the beginning of the UCLA project, AFS raised red flags about the study because it seemed to be focused on identifying a single best commercial alloy for all applications.
The move has raised red flags among Trump's political opponents who were quick to point out that the U.
Certain Credit Suisse customers deposited and sold microcap shares through the firm, which should have raised red flags indicating that the shares were potentially part of an illegal distribution.
The National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS) recorded4-metre waves at one stage onFriday, while Dubai Municipality lifeguards have raised red flags on the emirate's beaches.
German weekly news magazine Spiegel reported Friday that the commission charged by the transport ministry to conduct exhaust measurements on diesel cars following Volkswagen's Dieselgate scandal had raised red flags on the car models, and would now perform further tests on the models to substantiate its findings.
What we need to establish is whether the chain of events -- the minutes of the House committee in November 2008, the minutes of the justice ministry's Tenders Council a month later, where Georghadji argued that the purchase must be done, and the photographic tender terms -- should have raised red flags for the Audit Service," Michaelides said.
The 2014 annual audit report for the agency raised red flags on the awarding of a contract of lease to GURU Property Development and Management Corporation which claimed to have been authorized to seal the lease agreement after it signed a joint venture agreement with EBITDAPOSITIVE Corporation, the real owner of the rented building.
The sale has raised red flags regarding the relationship between the Saudis and the GE-l family, as Ventis Enerji was established only two years ago with TL 50,000 in capital.
The ID requirement - dubbed "abortion ID" by opponents - had raised red flags because it would have applied to all women in the state even though the bill focused on minors.
This has raised red flags in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh with concerns that the beaching of EU-registered vessels could potentially be restricted or even banned.