To flag up 引起注意

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英语短语 to flag something up 的意思是强调某事的重要性或把问题提出来让大家都知道。


At the meeting Martin flagged up the issue of late payments. He said that we hadn't paid our suppliers for three months.

There are a couple of points that I'd like to flag up today: one is the increasing number of customer complaints and the other is the problem with our computer system.


单词 flagging 的意思是体力变若,精力下降。


I worked really hard from 7am until lunch, but after lunch I was really flagging!