use caution // be careful

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Elemoi

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1. You should use caution when operating the electric saw.
2. You should be careful when operating the electric saw.


Question 1. Do these sentences mean exactly the same thing?
Question 2. Does #1 sound sort of formal?
 

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1. You should use caution when operating the electric saw.
2. You should be careful when operating the electric saw.


Question 1. Do these sentences mean exactly the same thing?
Question 2. Does #1 sound sort of formal?

Yes, they mean the same and #1 sounds more formal.
 
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