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Watch one’s butt


Be wary. A warning that advises to consider the result of one’s words or actions. ‘Butt’ refers to protecting oneself from a possible bad reaction.¬† (Contrast with Cover one’s butt.)

“Well, you can work for that old guy, but watch your butt, he will steal from you.”

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