(be) careful what you wish for


used to tell people to think before they say that they want something and to suggest that they may not actually want it
You think having twins would be fun? Be careful what you wish for, you may just get it.

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(be) careful what you wish for


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“(be) careful what you wish for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/%28be%29%20careful%20what%20you%20wish%20for. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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