warn (one) away (from someone or something)

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warn (one) away (from someone or something)

To caution one to leave or not to come near someone or something. The first noun or pronoun can also come after "away." Police had to warn people away from the wild bear, as they kept wanting to get close enough to take a photo. The government put up a sign warning away any potential hikers. My parents tied to warn me away from him, but I just found him too irresistible.
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warn someone away from someone or something

to advise someone to avoid someone or something. We warned her away from the danger, but she did not heed our warning. Why didn't you warn me away from Roger?
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warn away

v.
To notify someone to go or stay away: The guide warned the tourists away from the edge of the cliff. The sign warned away trespassers.
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The only way to forestall such a disaster is for Republicans to have the courage to "stand up to the president" and warn him away from self-immolation.
But determined to keep Alex a secret, and warn him away from Yorkie, Ash sneaks off to meet his old pal.
V Lachlan returns to the village, but Lisa and Cain warn him away from their Belle.
Lachlan Vreturns to the village, but Lisa and Cain warn him away from their Belle.
Lachlan returns to the village and Lisa and Cain warn him away from their Belle.
Grant looking like a pyschadelic gravedigger, who has to warn him away from Fontaine's stunning girl Paolina (Madalina Diana Ghenea).