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Meaning of “watch your step” in the English Dictionary

"watch your step" in British English

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watch your step

(UK also mind your step) be ​careful about how you ​behave, or you will get into ​trouble: You need to ​watchyour step, ​younglady!

watch your step

to be very ​careful about how you ​behave: He'll have to watch his ​step if he ​wants to ​keep that ​job of his!
(Definition of watch your step from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"watch your step" in American English

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watch your step

to be ​careful about how you ​behave: He’ll have to watch his ​step if he ​wants to ​keep his ​job.
(Definition of watch your step from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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