From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisha word of warning/caution/advice/thanks etca word of warning/caution/advice/thanks etcsomething you say that warns someone, thanks them etc 🔊 It’s a beautiful city, but a word of warning: street robberies are very common. 🔊 He left without a word of apology. →word
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a word of warning/caution/advice/thanks etc• And a word of advice just you be careful of that old goat, Moreton.• Take a word of advice, Mr Watt.• You won't mind a word of advice?• And a word of warning - when you arrive in Hye-on-Wye beware of the second-handbookshops.• However, a word of caution is in order.• Now a word of warning about the stitchpatterns in the pattern book.• But business advisors in the city have soundeda word of caution.• He would hand her a sheaf of uncounted banknotes, which she received without a word of thanks.