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forewarn (someone) about (something)

To inform someone of something in advance. Thanks for forewarning me about the boss's foul mood today—I made sure to steer clear of him.
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forewarn someone about something

 and forewarn someone of something
to warn someone about someone or something. They forewarned us of your strange behavior. Didn't we forewarn you about Max's problem?
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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