beware of (someone or something)

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beware of (someone or something)

Be cautious or mindful of something or someone, especially something or someone that might pose a danger of some kind. Beware of the boss today—he's been yelling at everyone he sees. Beware of their dog, he's vicious!
See also: beware, of

beware of someone or something

to be cautious and watchful about someone or something. Beware of Ted. He's acting irrational. You should beware of the dog.
See also: beware, of
References in classic literature ?
That means," he said, "that there's a Woozy inside that fence, and the Woozy must be a dangerous animal or they wouldn't tell people to beware of it.