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caution (one) about (someone or something)

To warn one about someone or something. My mom always cautions me about the dangers of texting while driving. You need to caution him about Allie before he falls prey to her usual tricks.
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caution someone about someone or something

 and caution someone against someone or something
to warn someone against someone or something. Haven't I cautioned you about that before? Hasn't someone cautioned you about Daniel?
See also: caution
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Bennet before breakfast, a conversation beginning with his parsonage-house, and leading naturally to the avowal of his hopes, that a mistress might be found for it at Longbourn, produced from her, amid very complaisant smiles and general encouragement, a caution against the very Jane he had fixed on.
She was in no condition to understand the caution against speaking to him in private, which Mr.
But at present this caution against a too hasty judgment interests me more in relation to Mr.
Earlier, Foreign Office Spokesman Dr Mohammad Faisal had confirmed Imran Khan's visit to US and said, 'We wish to caution against speculation about PM's visit.
It also urged caution against traveling within 10km of the India-Pakistan border 'due to the potential for armed conflict'.
'I would caution against prescribing a cure without fully knowing and understanding the roots of the symptoms and manifestations through an in-depth study of the conditions inside the agency and its processes and procedures,' he added.
Meanwhile, I would caution against booking a LOT flight to Warsaw with a shovel as checked baggage until you hear more.
The yield on the benchmark 10-year Japanese government bond ended at 0.855 percent, its highest level in about nine months, as investors unloaded the asset due to caution against a further price fall following recent volatile trading.
Caution Against Ranking provides more details concerning the proper use of UCR statistics.
Though I would caution against a single continuous reading of the book, Pearce has compiled a commendable cornucopia for those in search of savoring the sweetness (so sorry!) of some decent Catholic writers.
Ask students why, if so many scientists have concluded that global warming is a problem, there are still some scientists who caution against "climate alarmism." Is it possible that different scientists demand different standards of evidence?
First and foremost, they should caution against reaching any conclusions until the alleged incident is investigated thoroughly Then they should follow this step-by-step process.
They caution against applying results to the general population, however.
But we would caution against throwing thongs on to the park today - instead just wave them at him.