watch out for

This page is about the phrasal verb watch out for.

Meaning: If someone tells you to watch out for something, they're warning you about it.

Synonym: be wary of

For example:

  • watch out for sth/sb Our guide told us to watch out for snakes.

  • watch out for sth/sb Everybody says you have to watch out for pickpockets if you're on a public bus.

Quick Quiz:

When we were hiking in California, we were told to watch out for

a. polar bears

b. teddy bears

c. grizzly bears

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Contributor: Matt Errey