What does WATCH OUT mean?

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Learning phrasal verbs like this one will help make your English sound more natural and give you an edge on English exams, like the TOEIC, TOEFL, and IELTS.

What does the phrasal verb WATCH OUT mean?

the phrasal verb Watch out means to be careful or to pay attention to potential dangers or risks. We use “watch out” to warn someone to be cautious and avoid harm.

Here are some examples using watch out with this meaning:

  • Lisa warned her friends to watch out for the slippery steps.
  • Mark told his colleague to watch out for the deadline; it’s approaching quickly.
  • Emily reminded her brother to watch out for traffic while crossing the street.

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