err on the side of caution
Meaning: If you err on the side of caution, you are overly careful in your approach to something.
- My friends said I was erring on the side of caution when I decided not to risk investing my money in the share market.
- Gary doesn't think he errs on the side of caution. He just thinks he doesn't take unnecessary risks.
Julia's boyfriend said she was erring on the side of caution when she
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Contributor: Matt Errey