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spell trouble

To foreshadow future problems. I'm worried that these dark clouds spell trouble for our day on the golf course. Police know very well that large crowds can spell trouble.
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spell trouble

to signify future trouble; to mean trouble. This letter that came today spells trouble. The sky looks angry and dark. That spells trouble.
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I anticipate, as in years past, that the final product will mirror President Bush's original budget proposal, which spells trouble for small business owners across the country," she says.
The A303 is notorious among those trying to get to Devon and Cornwall while the M6 spells trouble for those en route to Scotland.