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Hello and welcome to episode 184…of… An Idiom a Day
I’m Gina Johnson and the idiom of the day …is… a word to the wise
Forget the mistake. Remember the lesson.
a word to the wise … if you say a word to the wise, you are giving someone a warning or a piece of advice
Here is some advice, don’t turn in late assignments.
Here is the same sentence using the idiom… a word to the wise
A word to the wise- don’t turn in late assignments.
Here are a few more sentences using the idiom … a word to the wise
A word to the wise, if you want to take public speaking, you should register for the course early.
Calculus is a tough class to get an A, just a word to the wise.
A word to the wise- always proofread your essays.
What is one of the most important things about life you learned in school?
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A word to the wise is sufficient.
(a word to the wise is the shortened version)
a wise or intelligent person can take a hint and does not need a long explanation