warn against


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warn someone against someone or something

to advise someone against someone, something, or doing something. We warned them all against going to the region at this time. I warned her against Gerald.
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warn against

v.
To advise someone that something is dangerous or problematic and should be avoided: I warned them against driving without seatbelts. The doctor warns against smoking.
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The revised guidelines warn against combining atazanavir + indinavir (possible worse hyperbilirubinemia), and FTC + 3TC (similar resistance profile, without additional benefit).
labels should warn against flushing patches or disposing of them carelessly, he says.
Pomeroy, Mayor James Hahn, Sheriff Lee Baca, City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo and other law enforcement authorities gathered on the eve of the nation's birthday to warn against shooting off guns in celebration or setting off fireworks, which are illegal in the city.
Two set points for high and low temperature limits energize large alarm lights to warn against out of bounds conditions.
In The Internet Bubble (HarperCollins), Anthony and Michael Perkins, founders of high-tech magazine Red Herring, warn against the euphoria and greed that characterizes the most dynamic and attractive industry of the moment, the frantic business of Internet startups.
Bright yellow placards warn against eating fish from the bay every day, and against pregnant women eating them at all.
WASHINGTON -- Dorothy Thompson was the best-known female journalist of her time, and one of the first to warn against Adolph Hitler and the Nazi Party.
Global Banking News-November 6, 2014--UK banks warn against splitting branch networks
Cotton was one fabric the commission used to warn against, because it can burn rapidly.
The researchers warn against taking side effects lightly.
De Waal is not the only expert on primate behavior to present evidence of pervasive homosexuality in bonobos--nor is he the only one to warn against anthropomorphic interpretations of the data.
Cobra's 12-band ultra performance units also provide expanded detection capabilities to warn against even the fastest radar and laser guns on the market today, including the new KU Band.
Yet researchers uniformly warn against unbridled optimism.
We continue to warn against speculation or buying homes in high-priced areas from California to Las Vegas to South Florida to the Northeast.
Barber also praised the FDA for including in its announcement last week that over-the-counter (OTC) drugs, such as Children's Advil and Children's Motrin, have new product warnings that warn against serious skin reactions of those two drugs.