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forewarned is forearmed

One can be appropriately prepared if one knows something in advance. Hey, just so you know, the boss is in a really foul mood today. Forewarned is forearmed, right?
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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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Forewarned is forearmed.

Prov. If you know about something beforehand, you can prepare for it. Before you meet Lily, I should tell you that she's a little eccentric. Forewarned is forearmed, right? Check the temperature before you go outside. Forewarned is forearmed.
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forewarned is forearmed

Knowledge in advance enables one to be prepared, as in Let me know when he's in town so I can take the phone off the hook-forewarned is forearmed. This expression originated as a Latin proverb, Praemonitus, praemunitus, which was translated into English by the early 1500s. It soon was put to broader use than its original military applications.
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forewarned is forearmed

People say forewarned is forearmed to mean that if you know about something which is going to happen in the future, you can be ready to deal with it. Find out what side-effects you will have to expect from the treatment, because forewarned is forearmed. Forewarned is forearmed. Even the most enthusiastic guidebooks admit that the food on the train is awful.
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foreˌwarned is foreˈarmed

(saying) if you know about problems, dangers, etc. before they happen, you can be better prepared for them: Jim says that Betty is very angry with me still. Well, forewarned is forearmed, and I’ll have to think up an excuse before I see her.
Fore- in these words means ‘before something happens’ or ‘in advance’.
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In particular, confident participants who were forewarned chose more counter-attitudinal topics, controlling for the number of pro-attitudinal topics they chose (M = -.
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Had I not been forewarned and instead bitten, I would have had to run for almost a mile for help.
If you're in the market for one of these machines, be forewarned that they are expensive, and according to the American Council on Exercise, you get what you pay for.
Catholic readers have been forewarned by the Globe.
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Sir Charles couldn't, of course, have been talking about Sidney Guberman, the painter and, now, biographer of Frank Stella, but he could have been floating a note in a bottle for Stella, who should have been forewarned by somebody: although Guberman's Frank Stella: An Illustrated Biography dishes nary a speck of dirt, it fails to make Stella the man into anything nearly as substantive as Stella the artist.
Be forewarned that mail list vendors have a variety of methods that indicate if the list is being used without their permission and associated payment.
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Perhaps if the city's ethics gurus had forewarned voters, voters might not have bought into the special-interest lie that Measure R was some kind of reform.
Forewarned is forearmed, and that applies as much in South Wales as anywhere else.
They just forewarned, but it's not like we are going to be out and nobodies going to be able to get concrete.