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To be careful - thesaurus


watch out

to be careful

choose your words (carefully)

to think carefully about what you are saying



to be careful of something

tiptoe around

to be very careful about how you behave towards someone because you are afraid of offending or annoying them



British to take care or be careful about something

tread carefully/cautiously/lightly etc

to be very careful what you do or say, so that you do not make a mistake or cause a problem

take care

to be careful

keep a guard on your tongue/temper

to be careful about how you speak or behave

watch/mind your step

to be careful when you are walking so that you do not slip or fall

weigh your words

to think carefully about how you want to say something

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look out for yourself/number one

to think only about yourself, and not worry or care about other people

walk on eggshells/eggs

to be very careful how you behave around someone because you might easily make them angry or upset

watch out for

to be careful of something or someone

watch out for

to make sure that nothing bad happens to someone

watch your back

to make sure that no one does anything to harm or trick you

watch yourself

to be careful not to do something offensive or harmful



to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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