watch yourself

This page is about the conversational phrase watch yourself


You can say this if you want to warn somebody about a danger.

For example

  • "How's the boss today?"
    "He's in a really bad mood, so watch yourself."

  • "Can I take a shower?"
    "Sure, but watch yourself. It gets pretty slippery in there when it's wet."

Also "watch out" (see Phrasal Verbs)

Quick Quiz

You can say "Watch yourself" to somebody who

a. needs to be careful

b. tries to look good

c. looks a bit tired

Contributor: Matt Errey