caution (one) about (someone or something)

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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?
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Would he have cautioned us about the immense amount of ainformation we now try to process each day?
'This is not the first time that top leaders or experts cautioned us about our dealings with China that could unfavorably affect our country's future, both in the aspects of financial and territorial security.
George Orwell, who cautioned us about big brother (he had a point), Huxley and his 'new speech', and Victor Klemperer, who all wrote about the importance of words and expressions, and how statements can change perceptions.
"After a high-level match win against Al Ain the previous week, our coach [Cosmin Olaroui] had cautioned us about a possible drop in our level against Sharjah.
If a day goes by that don't change some of your old notions for new ones, that is just about like trying milk a dead cow." This pithy statement describes the changes that are a part of our daily lives; the world, even in the 1920s and 1930s, shifted and moved quickly, and Woody cautioned us about the futility of not moving with it.
Would he have cautioned us about the immense amount of A-information we now try to process each day?