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watch it

Also, watch out. Be careful, as in Watch it as you go down that ladder, or Watch out, there are a lot of cars on this road. The first term dates from the early 1900s, the variant from the mid-1800s. Also see look out.
See also: watch

ˈwatch it

(informal)
1 used to warn somebody to be careful: Watch it! There’s a car coming.
2 used to tell somebody that they are behaving badly and will be punished if they continue: If you do that again, there’ll be trouble, so watch it.
See also: watch