Idiom of the Week: Heads Up

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Meaning: To warn someone about something that’s going to happen, usually used with “give someone a heads up.”

Examples:

We haven’t set the date for the party but I’ll give you a heads up when we decide.

Can you please give me a heads up before you come to visit next time?

She yelled “Heads up!” but it was too late. The ball hit him right in the face.

 

Pop Quiz:

What other idiom is similar to give someone a heads up?

A.Β  Out of the blue

B.Β  Out of left field

C.Β  Jump the gun

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Trick question! None of them are correct! A, B, and C all involved surprises, but to give someone a heads up is to warn someone before something happens.

 

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