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Give Someone a Heads Up - Idiom

Video Overview

This video deals with the idiom 'give someone a heads-up.' To 'give someone a heads up' means to warn somebody about something that you think may or will happen, especially if it could cause that person difficulty or trouble. This video explains the meaning and use of the idiom 'give someone a heads up' in English. We explain how to use it with some easy examples to help you learn this idiom so you can use it in spoken and Business English.

Video Analysis

This idiom means to warn somebody about something that you think may or will happen, especially if it could cause that person difficulty or trouble. It is typically used in a positive sense as telling somebody to be alert or to prepare for something is essentially doing them a favour, occasionally even at your own risk. As the video shows, this expression is common in both a social and professional context, and is similar to the phrases 'word to the wise,' and 'tip-off.'


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