forewarn (someone) about (something)

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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

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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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`We get a lot of good speakers who come in and forewarn us about situations and laws, and make sure we're educated at least,' Matson said.