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She began tapping her foot, a sure sign of annoyance.
He had somehow missed the signs that she was upset.
There were few signs of an upturn in the economy.
I couldn't see any sign of progress.
Ann took his silence as a sign of rejection.
Interest rates show no sign of falling.
The fact that he phoned you is a good sign.
Looking back now, I realize I failed to spot the warning signs.
Recent job losses are probably a sign of things to come.
a flashing neon sign
The shop had a 'closed' sign in the window.
Turn right and follow the signs to the zoo.
Several people were ignoring the no-smoking sign.
Mandy winked, our sign to each other to remain silent.
a pound sign
a multiplication/division sign
It's a sign of the times that this small greengrocer's has closed down.
This is the British English definition of sign. View American English definition of sign.