French translation of 'wary'
to be wary about doing sth, to be wary of doing sth être méfiant(e) à l’idée de faire qch
to be wary of sb/sth se méfier de qn/qch
to keep a wary eye on sb surveiller qn de près
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Example Sentences Including 'wary'
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Banks remain wary about lending to waste management projects.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
He looks wary when asked about it.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Lenders can also be wary of those with uncertain incomes.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
So I can imagine there may be some who also feel wary about a little-known process that has been in place for years.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Unions may be wary of promises made on the back of pay cuts.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The cat on the left has a watchful, almost wary stare.Learn to Draw Cats (1999)
They are also wary of equity release schemes.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
They were wary and cautious at first, but soon became accustomed to their surroundings, rolling in the sand and playing.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
They will also be wary.The Sun (2016)
Big cities are vivid and exciting, but also tense, wary of eye contact and likely to steal your wallet.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Enjoy this positive mood but remain wary.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
He came out to see me with a wary look.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
I stayed beside the attacker, keeping a wary eye on him in case he decided to try anything.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Recent tricky situations have made cautious individuals wary of concepts you regard as worthwhile.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
To begin with, her eyes are wary and watchful; her answers are cautious.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
But the Government is wary about spending its billions unchecked.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
But the Government should be wary of too much consultation.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Lady Scotland looked across the chamber with wary eyes for she had no easy answers to those questions.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
MI5 also remains deeply wary of Russian intentions.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Officials may indeed be wary of a backlash.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Sceptics stung by that debacle may still be wary.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Shops were shuttered and the few people whom we saw looked grim and wary.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The rescuers have been forced to keep a wary eye out for further avalanches cascading down on them.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
The technology industry has historically had a reputation of being wary of government, and is known for its libertarian ideals.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
They are proud of this man but also a bit wary now.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
You may also be wary of trusting any one man with all your feelings because your dad wasn't there for your mum or you.The Sun (2016)
You must be wary of becoming a plaster for his wounds which he may throw away.The Sun (2011)
Everyone is wary of the prospect of airstrikes.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
With household budgets under such pressure we must be wary of introducing unnecessary new regulation.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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British English: wary ADJECTIVE
If you are wary of something or someone, you are cautious because you do not know much about them and you believe they may be dangerous or cause problems.
People did not teach their children to be wary of strangers.
Translation of wary from the Collins English to French Dictionary