forewarned is forearmed

forewarned is forearmed

One can be appropriately prepared if one knows something in advance. Hey, just so you know, the boss is in a really foul mood today. Forewarned is forearmed, right?
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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

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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forewarned is forearmed

People say forewarned is forearmed to mean that if you know about something which is going to happen in the future, you can be ready to deal with it. Find out what side-effects you will have to expect from the treatment, because forewarned is forearmed. Forewarned is forearmed. Even the most enthusiastic guidebooks admit that the food on the train is awful.
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foreˌwarned is foreˈarmed

(saying) if you know about problems, dangers, etc. before they happen, you can be better prepared for them: Jim says that Betty is very angry with me still. Well, forewarned is forearmed, and I’ll have to think up an excuse before I see her.
Fore- in these words means ‘before something happens’ or ‘in advance’.
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