have a care

have a care
To take care
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Main Entry:care

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have a care british old-fashioned phrase
used for telling someone to be careful, especially so that they do not upset someone
Thesaurus: ways of warning or advising someonesynonym
Main entry: care

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I
[often in imperative] dated be cautious

"Have a care!" she warned

II have a care (or an eye, etc.)
see , eye, etc

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • have a care — index beware Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • have the care of — index handle (manage), hold (possess) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • have a care — {v. phr.}, {formal} To be careful what you do. * /Jane, have a care what you re doing with that valuable glass./ * /The judge told him to have a care what he said in court./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • have\ a\ care — v. phr. formal To be careful what you do. Jane, have a care what you re doing with that valuable glass. The judge told him to have a care what he said in court …   Словарь американских идиом

  • have a care — British old fashioned used for telling someone to be careful, especially so that they do not upset someone …   English dictionary

  • have a care in the world — (not) have a care in the world to be completely happy and not have any worries. I was sixteen years old and didn t have a care in the world. He was walking along the street whistling, looking as if he didn t have a care in the world …   New idioms dictionary

  • To have a care — Have Have (h[a^]v), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Had} (h[a^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Having}. Indic. present, I {have}, thou {hast}, he {has}; we, ye, they {have}.] [OE. haven, habben, AS. habben (imperf. h[ae]fde, p. p. geh[ae]fd); akin to OS. hebbian, D.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • not have a care in the world — (not) have a care in the world to be completely happy and not have any worries. I was sixteen years old and didn t have a care in the world. He was walking along the street whistling, looking as if he didn t have a care in the world …   New idioms dictionary

  • not have a care in the world — phrase to not be worried about anything She looked as if she didn’t have a care in the world. Thesaurus: to be, or to become calm and stop worryingsynonym Main entry: care …   Useful english dictionary

  • not have a care in the world — to not be worried about anything She looked as if she didn t have a care in the world …   English dictionary


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