Beware: the Subtleties of English

Beware of the Dog

Warning, Warning

If you use the word, “beware” you are warning someone of something dangerous.

Be Aware

Be Aware

The term “be aware” has the description of having information and beforehand knowledge of a situation, and perception of a fact that may become important in some way.

Be Wary

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“Being wary” arises from, or is characterized by, caution.

Conclusion

The words seem related, insofar as there is danger (perhaps) involved, but the degree of warning is the subtle difference.

 

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I am an Astrologer who also writes about world events. My first eBook "At This Point in Time" is available through most on-line book stores. I have now serialized my second book "The Star of Bethlehem" here. And to give my blog pages something lighter, I'm sharing some of my personal photographs, too.
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