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wave a red flag

Spanish translation: sacar, enarbolar bandera roja

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English term or phrase:wave a red flag
Spanish translation:sacar, enarbolar bandera roja
Entered by: xxxGeorge A.R
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13:47 Feb 18, 2001
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: wave a red flag
No context to clarify. Any suggestion is welcome
Noemi Barrientos
sacar bandera roja
Explanation:
a red flag has the same meanings. So, just translate it
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xxxGeorge A.R
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Summary of answers provided
naseñalar la presencia de peligroAlba Mora
naIr de comunista (ser comunista)xxxPaul Roige
naavisar/advertir sobre algún problema
Mauricio López Langenbach
naadvertirxxxtrans4u
nasacar bandera rojaxxxGeorge A.R
naprevenir a alguien del peligro inminentexxxOso


  

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31 mins
prevenir a alguien del peligro inminente


Explanation:
Saludos afectuosos de OSO ¶:^)

xxxOso
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59 mins
sacar bandera roja


Explanation:
a red flag has the same meanings. So, just translate it

xxxGeorge A.R
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1 hr
advertir


Explanation:
I have heard this terminology used in the context of a warning.

Also used as a form of explaining an antagonizing reaction to a situation.
Ex. It´s like waving a red flag in front of a bull.

warn- advertencia, prevenir, avisar, notificar.

Saludos,



xxxtrans4u
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1 hr
avisar/advertir sobre algún problema


Explanation:
También se usa "raise a red flag". Es cuando surge algún problema, en las operaciones de alguna oficina, por ejemplo.

Mauricio López Langenbach
New Zealand
Local time: 21:09
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2 hrs
señalar la presencia de peligro


Explanation:
suerte

Alba Mora
Local time: 05:09
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13 hrs
Ir de comunista (ser comunista)


Explanation:
Hello. Here goes another meaning for it, link 1: "The Issue is Not to Wave the Red Flag But to Show Our Colours Through Our Deeds - Speech of the Marxist- Leninist Party of Quebec (PMLQ), May 27, 2000 -... Never has the need to find a solution to the crisis been so clear and urgent... They justify their anti-people measures in the name of the well-being of the society, even though their avowed aim is to make the rich richer...". Etc. "To show a red flag": to be a Communist, lefty, etc. Not very fashionable these days. I was told that once when I mentioned a pay rise for all, not just for me... ("you're waving the red flag now, aren't you boy?"). Above are translations in a different register (never heard "ondear la bandera roja" to refer to a commie in Spanish). Maybe someone outtathere knows an idiomatic one. Context!!! Happy pickings cheers :-)


    Reference: http://www.cpcml.ca/articles/00-1173.htm
xxxPaul Roige
Spain
Local time: 09:09
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