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Forewarned is forearmed.

Prov. If you know about something beforehand, you can prepare for it. Before you meet Lily, I should tell you that she's a little eccentric. Forewarned is forearmed, right? Check the temperature before you go outside. Forewarned is forearmed.
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forewarned is forearmed

paying attention to a warning allows you to prepare for trouble Viruses can ruin any computer and antiviral programs give protection - forewarned is forearmed!
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Forewarned is forearmed.

something that you say which means that if you know about something before it happens, you can be prepared for it Apparently Simon has some criticisms of my book. Still, forewarned is forearmed.
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forewarned is forearmed

Knowledge in advance enables one to be prepared, as in Let me know when he's in town so I can take the phone off the hook-forewarned is forearmed. This expression originated as a Latin proverb, Praemonitus, praemunitus, which was translated into English by the early 1500s. It soon was put to broader use than its original military applications.
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Squeezing an old tennis ball for 5 minutes at a time is a simple, effective exercise that will strengthen your forearm muscles.
I'm still suffering from a forearm inflammation and that prevents me being at 100% in a competition," said Tsonga.
Second punch Flower threw was over the top but in RL if you forearm somebody in the face you can't complain if he clocks you one," former Widnes and Wigan winger Offiah wrote on Twitter.
Injuries to his head and forearm were not serious enough to ask fire-fighters for a "snatch extrication" where they take greater risks to cut a casualty out of a vehicle faster.
After removing his leg and the tumour they then disconnected the calf from his forearm and used it to repair the area from where the tumour had been removed.
Starting in February iM Sports will offer a forearm 9” and a forearm 6” compression sleeve at their online store.
Kelly's collection of 15 inkings include angel wings, a star on her neck, a padlock and key on her left forearm with the word ''Daddy'' and a skull and crossbones on her feet.
Treatment usually requires an operation through two incisions on either side of the forearm.
Kohli has a Japanese Samurai warrior with a raised sword on his left bicep, his zodiac sign, Scorpio, written in stylised script on his right bicep and another design on the right forearm.
OBJECTIVE: To determine whether African American children with forearm fractures have decreased bone mineral density and an increased prevalence of vitamin D deficiency (serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D level [less than or equal to] 20 ng/mL) compared with fracture-free control patients.
A 15-year-old male with nephrotic syndrome diagnosed at 1 year of age presented with acute onset of right forearm swelling and pain over 2 days, worsening acutely over 8 hours prior to consultation by the plastic surgery service.
The chart-topper from Aberdeenshire said the Spanish phrase "Un Cuarto Propio" on her left forearm translates as A Room of One's Own - the title of an essay by ground-breaking author Virginia Woolf.
Navy veteran Royce Reid, 49, caught his left forearm on a pipe in a conveyor.
The user steps into the front of the frame, and horizontal foam padded forearm supports extend on both sides.