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Daily Video Vocabulary Episode 82 : Wary
Sometimes you are cautious about something as you feel it can lead to a problem or danger.The word wary, basically means to be cautious or careful of something.
If you are wary of something or someone, you are actually cautious or alert because you do not know much about them and you believe they may be dangerous or cause problems .So, it means you are very careful and guarded and you are unwilling to trust someone.So when you give someone a wary glance, your face conveys the suspicion and caution that you feel.For example, you are wary of rocks while walking bare foot in the water or you may be wary of driving alone at night on an empty road as you feel it's not safe.As the word wary describes being cautious or careful about something, it is an adjective.
Example 01 : Being her first interview, the new actress was wary of talking to the press media ass he didn't want to disclose about her personal life.
Example 02 : Due to the recent kidnapping in the neighborhood, mother told little Ben to be wary of strangers on his way back from the high school.
Example 03 : During the grand sale, the store owner kept a wary eye on all the customers.
Example 04 : After the unexpected fall in the share market, investors are increasingly wary about investing their money into the stock market.
Example 05 : Lisa was wary of the stray dog at first, but he seemed friendly, so she walked over to pet him.
Example 06 : At the railway station, there is a warning board put up that reads, 'Be wary of pick pockets.'
Example 07 : Maria told her friend, " be wary of emails claiming that you've won a lottery as they are often malicious and contain viruses."
Example 08 : Being new in the city, Sheila was wary of everything around her and didn't socialize with anyone.
Example 09 : At the beach, the lifeguard was very wary when he saw the little kids go in the water.
Example 10 : Father warned his son, " be wary of lending money to Peter, don't trust him too much, he has a bad past record."
Example 11 : The teacher warily watched the student who was trying to cheat during his exams.
Example 12 : All his colleagues are wary of speaking with William due to his arrogant attitude and temper.
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