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English definition of “watch out”

watch out

phrasal verb with watch     /wɒtʃ/ US  /wɑːtʃ/ verb
B2 used to warn someone of danger or an accident that seems likely to happen : " Watch out!" he shouted , but it was too late - she had knocked the whole tray of drinks on the floor .Paying attention and being carefulCautious and vigilantInterjectionsSounds used as interjections
(Definition of watch out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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