Let the buyer beware


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Let the buyer beware.

Prov. Cliché When you buy something, you must take precautions against being cheated, because you cannot trust merchants to be honest about what they sell. Let the buyer beware when shopping for a used car. Several of the lamps among those Max offered for sale were broken. "If a customer isn't smart enough to try a lamp before he buys it, that's his problem," Max argued. "Let the buyer beware."
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As a retired breeder, I say let the buyer beware of these very strange animals.
The company also produces a growing list of free informational publications, include the quarterly Cycles newsletter and such pamphlets and brochures as Let the Buyer Beware, which explains the ins and outs of laundry contracts and emphasizes the fact that no SDI contract is ever written with a right of first refusal clause; No More Quarters
Thus, follow the age-old tenet: caveat emptor, or let the buyer beware.
The phrase to bear in mind when you enter the auction house is 'caveat emptor': let the buyer beware.
In justifying its actions on this occasion, the council relied on the principle of caveat emptor - let the buyer beware - that is, that as Mr Royal had not inquired about the possibility of adverse ground conditions, the council did not have to tell him.
The principle underlying the acquisition of a company and/or land is largely caveat emptor ( let the buyer beware.
The answer: "Caveat Emptor" -- let the buyer beware.
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