refer any noise to danger

English translation: associate any noise with danger

01:27 Apr 8, 2005
English to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature / children's literature
English term or phrase: refer any noise to danger
His ears would always prick up at the slightest noise, for he had been accustomed to refer any noise to danger.

Dear native English speakers!
Please advise if it is possible to put the idea this way. Does it sound comprehensible enough?

P.S. This is my translation from Russian
Andrew Vdovin
Local time: 15:29
English translation:associate any noise with danger
Explanation:
...is what you mean, I believe
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Michael Schubert
United States
Local time: 01:29
Grading comment
Thanks for your help Michael!!!
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5 +9associate any noise with danger
Michael Schubert


  

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1 min   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +9
associate any noise with danger


Explanation:
...is what you mean, I believe

Michael Schubert
United States
Local time: 01:29
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 12
Grading comment
Thanks for your help Michael!!!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Aimee: much better IMO.
6 mins

agree  RHELLER: associate is the proper term here :-)
7 mins

agree  Java Cafe
24 mins

agree  Refugio: Yes, refer doesn't work
26 mins

agree  Robert Donahue (X): much better(er)
1 hr

agree  humbird
2 hrs

agree  Can Altinbay: Absolutely
4 hrs

agree  Elevenít (X): spot on
6 hrs

agree  Mikhail Kropotov
8 hrs
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