Give pause to us - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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give pause to (one)
To cause one to take a moment to consider something. I'd love to buy a house, but the fact that I'd have to completely deplete my savings account to do it gives pause to me.
give pause to someone (or give someone pause (for thought) cause someone to think carefully or hesitate before doing something.
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The fact that FATF is ignoring the elephant in the room should give pause to us
I think a lot of the leaders are saying the right things and some are saying things that do give pause to us
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