Idiom: Be careful what you wish for

Idiom Definitions for 'Be careful what you wish for'


If you get things that you desire, there may be unforeseen and unpleasant consequences.<br />('Be careful what you wish for, lest it come true.' and 'Be careful what you wish for; you may receive it.' are also used.)

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