bomb threat

bomb threat
ˈbomb scare [bomb scare] (also ˈbomb threat especially in NAmE) (BrE also ˈbomb alert) noun
an occasion when sb says that they have put a bomb somewhere and everyone has to leave the area
See also:bomb alert

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