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Ways of warning or advising someone

(you) do the math

used for telling someone that a plan or idea cannot work because it is impossible, too expensive, etc.

(you) do the maths

used for telling someone that a plan or idea cannot work because it is impossible, too expensive, etc.

beware

verb

used to warn someone of danger or difficulty

look out

used for warning someone to be careful, especially because they are likely to have an accident

watch it

used for telling someone to be careful

end in tears

if a situation ends in tears, people involved in it become disappointed or angry

look before you leap

used for advising someone to think carefully before doing something

too many cooks (spoil the broth)

used for saying that something may be done badly if too many people try to do it together

it’s a good idea to do something

used for giving someone advice about what they should do

you can’t be too careful

used for saying that it is important not to take risks

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chicken raffle

any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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