a little leery

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a little leery

Cautious, wary, or uncertain of a given person, place, or thing. To be honest, I'm a little leery of signing up for this deal; it sounds too good to be true.
See also: little
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The folks in engine plants get a little leery when you come to them with a technology that doesn't touch the part," says Spicer, "but I'm pretty certain the potential cost savings will be more than enough to overcome their fears.
Obviously, people are still a little leery, but they are confident that AIM would not do anything to jeopardize them, as we specialize in the early detection of HIV.
Fish, therefore, are a little leery of approaching firefleas.
I was a little leery about buying land in Mexico after hearing about how those American retirees were evicted from their properties at Punta Banda near Ensenada but when I visited and spoke with the PM&D people, all my concerns were alleviated," said Jeffrey Donnelley, a recent buyer at Playa De Oro.
Being a former cop, I'm always a little leery,'' Zine said.
It's understandable for American investors to be a little leery of African investments considering the hands-off policy we've had for the last 20 years, but now is the time to investigate and develop sound financial portfolios," noted Amy Domini, money manager at the Boston based firm of Loring, Wolcott & Coolidge.
If San Diego wouldn't take me, people were a little leery.
We both want kids but we're a little leery of it because it (would be) a huge difference (financially) to not have me working,'' she said.
We've had the conservancy promise us so many things over and over again, we're a little leery of dealing with them.
The market is in a good growth phase but I'd be a little leery of a median jump of 10 percent.