take heed (of someone or something)

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take heed (of someone or something)

To pay close attention to and consider carefully (what someone or something indicates, advises, or instructs). Take heed—you're getting involved with very dangerous people. We should have taken heed of the warning signs. He didn't take heed of the doctors, and now he's struggling to survive.
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take heed (of someone or something)

to be cautious with someone or something; to pay attention to someone or something. We will have to take heed of Wendy and see what she will do next. You will learn to take heed of these little signs that things are not going well.
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Ross takes heed of everything we say to him and is trying to improve as a player.
PKR takes heed of concerns surrounding Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim's move to contest the Port Dickson seat, Datuk Seri Azmin Ali said today.
And we sincerely hopes she listens to, takes heed of and passes those.
We really hope this Christmas is the year our nation of animal lovers finally takes heed of our slogan 'A dog is for life, not just for Christmas' and we don't see dogs discarded because their owners have not considered the lifetime commitment of dog ownership.
We really hope this Christmas is the year our nation of animal lovers finally takes heed of our slogan 'A dog is for life, not just for Christmas'(r) and we don't see dogs discarded because their owners have not considered the lifetime commitment of dog ownership.
In the aftermath of the inevitable investigations into a blaze which is certain to cost a vast sum of money, it is essential that the Government takes heed of Warley MP John Spellar's calls for Chinese lanterns to be banned and a rethink on the amount of stock legally stored by recycling companies.
It also called for an electoral law that takes heed of the people's demands and which would be based on closed representation lists.
"It is vital that cricket takes heed of the judgment and the lessons it provides are disseminated amongst all our m embers.
Party president Simon Hughes said: "If he takes heed of concerns, then he'll continue to have the confidence of the party.
The ruling Liberal Democratic Party adopted on Tuesday its own version of a basic policy on postal reforms that takes heed of many opponents of the government's policy to privatize the state-backed Japan Post.
He said: "This is the first time I have been in a situation where there is absolutely no justification for job losses and I just hope that the Government takes heed of this report."
"Fatigue can be deadly for health professionals, and for patients, and it is so important that the NHS takes heed of the campaign and takes meaningful action to protect our frontline health service workers."
I hope that the person who sent in that message takes heed of the conversation that the West Midlands Police have had with him on the matter.
"We are facing a crucial few months and we need to make sure everybody is aware and takes heed of our concerns."
However one must hope the Government takes heed of what some have described as the last peaceful protest.