cause for alarm

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See: hazard
References in classic literature ?
Still, I knew that there was cause for alarm, and I could not get rid of the notion of being watched.
But, thanks to Providence, which has interfered, there is now no further cause for alarm.
Soon, however, we had much greater cause for alarm, as the genius, having shaken off the princess, flew towards us.
No, no, my dear fellow, there is no cause for alarm.
UNEMPLOYMENT has risen again in Coventry and Warwickshire --but experts say it should not be a cause for alarm.
Although the Non-Performing Assets (NPAs) of the bank has shown a rising trend, the position is continuously and closely being monitored by the Bank and there is no cause for alarm.
Chidambaram today said that there was no cause for alarm on the rupee decline, and added that the capital inflows were strong.
There is no cause for alarm or concern, the spokesman concluded
Bhutto's assassination was a tragedy for them--and a cause for alarm around the world.
Schools have a moral and legal obligation to protect the health and wellbeing of their staff and this survey should give them serious cause for alarm.
In the many years we have helped insurance agents provide their property owners and coop/condo board policyholders with environmental insurance, we have often heard the opinion that the issue of mold dangers and similar scares are concocted by personal injury attorneys and are not a legitimate cause for alarm.
PET scrap began 2006 by dipping slightly in price, though the decline was not cause for alarm among those who deal in the grade.