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当心

Date: Feb 02 2012

Themes: Sports

Quote

1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

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“I told you to look out, man.”

- Mason after hitting Dale with a ball.

“哥们儿,我告诉过你要当心。”
- 梅森用球击到德尔后说。

2. Video - Watch the video before learning the definition.

Definition

1. Definition - Study the definition.

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be careful, be aware

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

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Sometimes knowing the right idiom can be a matter of life or death. If something is about to hit someone, or something dangerous is about to happen, you have less than a second to say the right thing and save that person from harm. The short and useful phrase you need is look out!

When you say look out to someone, it makes them stop what they are doing and look around and be careful. If someone is about to walk in front of a bus, you would shout look out to stop them.

Of course, look out can be used in less serious situations too. For instance, if you throw a ball at your friend and it’s about to hit him in the head, you could say look out and he might notice the ball in time to catch it.

Can you think of another time it would be helpful to say look out?

Examples

1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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Look out! That painting behind you is about to fall.”

“Hey, look out! You almost ran into me.”

Look out, ma’am! You could get hit by a car in that street.”

Winners

1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

'Look out' is a prior notice to be watchful or careful.
by candycandice
-Tiago- Caution, Take care about something that happen quickly...
by -Tiago-
Manu4 be careful, watch out
by Manu4
hennee you'll get burned if you don't look out; Syn:; beware, watch out, be on (one's) guard
by hennee
Garshasp Look out means=be careful
by Garshasp
cubi1604 Pay attention to something
by cubi1604
babar1010 be watchfull
by babar1010
murdoc87 pay attention, like saying "watch out" I guess
by murdoc87
Means that you've to pay attention to something, stay alert
by thiagomateng
Gellerke be careful
by Gellerke
 julito To be careful , be cautious,
by julito

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La Princesse de la vie

Egypt

Can it be a warning from anything harmful will happen.. Like if my friend is about to be tricked, can I just tell her “look out or you will be fooled” ?



05:29 AM Aug 23 2012 |

ahmedghieth9

Egypt

cool

12:50 PM Feb 18 2012 |

Ivy Xiong

Ivy Xiong

China

be careful

11:31 AM Feb 14 2012 |

kukuka

kukuka

Ukraine

the expression ‘look out’ could mean be careful! take care!watch your back! mind your head! and stuff like that depending on the situation.

09:11 AM Feb 07 2012 |

mandy-jl

mandy-jl

China

look out,meaning for take care and keep in alert condition.

05:35 AM Feb 07 2012 |

mandy-jl

mandy-jl

China

Look out, in some situation will save one person in a dangerouse accident. 

05:34 AM Feb 07 2012 |

yukiqc

yukiqc

China

watch  out

02:27 AM Feb 04 2012 |

snoopyboy

snoopyboy

Antarctica

@ easyyang  :   )

02:54 PM Feb 03 2012 |

onlyone_mier

China

Laughing

01:52 AM Feb 03 2012 |

easyyang

easyyang

China

wwongsapun


wwongsapun


Thailand


Thanks for nice idiom. hehehehehe I should to say look out when you come to me…May you will find to dangerous….hehehehehe Just to tease you!!! (lol) 


would you eat me when I come to you?

01:33 AM Feb 03 2012 |

wwongsapun

wwongsapun

Thailand

Thanks for nice idiom. hehehehehe I should to say look out when you come to me…May you will find to dangerous….hehehehehe Just to tease you!!! (lol) 

09:28 PM Feb 02 2012 |

Mexican Curious

Mexico


Ok. I will have a meal.. See you later!

09:00 PM Feb 02 2012 |

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snoopyboy

snoopyboy

Antarctica

ok, well you’re a little behind in the day(or early )... It’s almost nightime here


:)

08:42 PM Feb 02 2012 |

Mexican Curious

Mexico

jajajajaja no i’m not!


Just wanna know =P

08:40 PM Feb 02 2012 |

snoopyboy

snoopyboy

Antarctica

haha!, : ) are you a spy, like me?

08:37 PM Feb 02 2012 |

Mexican Curious

Mexico

What time is it there?

08:35 PM Feb 02 2012 |

snoopyboy

snoopyboy

Antarctica

: )


I went to grab a bite.

08:34 PM Feb 02 2012 |

Mexican Curious

Mexico

Ops! I’m alone… It is 1:27 pm here…



I miss you friends.

08:28 PM Feb 02 2012 |

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Mexican Curious

Mexico

Good evening…  Have a nice dreams

08:17 PM Feb 02 2012 |

1 person likes this

snoopyboy

snoopyboy

Antarctica

Quenya…it’s a language


 

08:14 PM Feb 02 2012 |

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