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caution

1. Law chiefly Brit a formal warning given to a person suspected or accused of an offence that his words will be taken down and may be used in evidence
2. a notice entered on the register of title to land that prevents a proprietor from disposing of his land without a notice to the person who entered the caution
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They threw caution to the wind late on and left gaps at the back.
I threw caution to the wind and launched myself into midair.
Ballygowan threw caution to the wind as they pushed hard for a goal that would keep the tie alive but Castle defended to the last.
United hit the bar before Luke Bytheway made it 3-1 with 10 minutes to go and the Great Ayton lads threw caution to the wind only for Derek Bradley hit a fourth in the last minute for ALM.
But as Grays threw caution to the wind in the final 20 minutes, more openings came Burton's way.
Rovers threw caution to the wind only to be punished with a third Palace goal on 78 minutes.
Durham threw caution to the wind in search of an equaliser but were caught out when Lancashire goalkeeper Scott Moore collected a cross and threw the ball to the half way line.
Wrexham threw caution to the wind and switched to three up front.
Wanderers then threw caution to the wind, but Murphy, Fowler and Keiron Jenkins stood out in a great Bedwas defensive effort.
Get-rich-quick speculators greedily threw caution to the wind, lending irresponsibly and investing in dodgy deals to earn a fast buck.
But fair play to those who threw caution to the wind and got their kit off in a somewhat chilly Dublin yesterday.
Hatton believes he was knocked out by Floyd Mayweather in December because he threw caution to the wind and will not make the same mistake again.