strike a note of caution

sound/strike a note of caution
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The Committee sounded a note of caution, saying the extra money entering the economy may push up inflation.

Main Entry: caution

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • sound a note of caution — sound/strike a note of caution ► to warn someone about something: »The Committee sounded a note of caution, saying the extra money entering the economy may push up inflation. Main Entry: ↑caution …   Financial and business terms

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