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to be careful
to think carefully about what you are saying
to be careful of something
to be very careful about how you behave towards someone because you are afraid of offending or annoying them
to be very careful what you do or say, so that you do not make a mistake or cause a problem
to be careful about how you speak or behave
to be careful when you are walking so that you do not slip or fall
to think carefully about how you want to say something
… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally
the difference between how much money you get when you sell something and how much it costs you...
spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles
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