wary


wary
adj.
VERBS
be, feel, look, seem
become, get, grow
remain
make sb

The strange look in his eyes made me wary of accepting his offer.

ADVERB
extremely, fairly, very, etc.
decidedly, deeply
increasingly
especially, particularly
a little, slightly, etc.
instinctively, naturally
suddenly

Paula frowned, suddenly wary.

PREPOSITION
about

Be wary about these so-called special offers.

of

You should be very wary of people offering cheap tickets.

PHRASES
keep a wary eye on sb/sth (often figurative)

The chip manufacturers are keeping a wary eye on the market.

Wary is used with these nouns: ↑expression, ↑eye, ↑look

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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