[Phrases] Throw Caution To The Wind

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We use “throw caution to the wind” to represent to do something without worrying about the risk or negative results.

A phrase that has originated in the olden British days, this one factors in the windy weather which some parts of Britain see on a regular basis.

You may want to throw caution to the wind, but be careful.

The best plan of action would be to throw caution to the wind.

There are some other interesting phrases about “wind“. Follow me to learn about them!


1. go like the wind

To move very quickly.

Come on, kids, go like the wind out to the car, or else we’re going to be late!

We had to drive like the wind to get there in time.

2. It’s an ill wind that blows nobody good

Even the most negative or harmful situations usually benefit someone.

The rain caused flooding, but it may help the farmers. It’s an ill wind that blows nobody any good.

It’s an ill wind that blows nobody good.

3. put the wind up (someone)

To make someone very anxious, upset, or frightened.

If they keep putting pressure on you, we’ll threaten them with legal action; that should put the wind up them!

He got the wind up when he learned of their investigations.

4. four sheets in the wind

Extremely drunk.

On his 21st birthday, Jeff’s friends took him to every bar in town until he was four sheets in the wind.

She’s not just tipsy. She’s four sheets! After only three beers, Gary was four sheets to the wind.



That’s all for [Phrases] today. Now try to make at least one sentence with the phrases that you like! That will help you to remember them.

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8 Comments

  • Come on guys, go like the wind into the car. We leave right now.

    Work from home sitituation because of the spread of corona virus make parents and children have time in to the house. It is an ill wind that blows nobody any good.

    If she keep putting preasure on you, we will threaten them with legal action, that should put the wind up them.

    He only took 1 beer until he was four sheets in the wind.

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  • My birthday almost coming, wanna drink wine🍷 untill dont get four sheets to the wind but there must be someone to handle me because will be shaking after get four sheets to the wind πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‡πŸ˜…

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  • It seams easy she should do it without throwing caution to the wind.

    If its very rainy dont worry it will be fun to see the water flowing in the crick, its the ill wind that blows nobody good.

    We felt dawn to the floor because she atak me by surprise, I just drank one beer that’s it, is not that was four sheets to the wind

    I got the wind up when i saw his cousin instead of him.

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