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Synonyms for heads-up

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. heads-upadjective

    a warning message

    "he sent a heads-up to the District Attorney"

    unalert, unwatchful, unvigilant

  2. heads-up, wide-awakeadjective

    fully alert and watchful

    "played heads-up ball"

    wide-awake, unsleeping

    unalert, unwatchful, unvigilant

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "heads-up":

    info, scoop

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  1. Carlos Gallegos:

    Why couldn't we have been given a little bit of a heads up to have made that decision to take him out?

  2. Deepesh Rathore:

    While we are all concerned about badly maintained vehicles causing pollution, the solution to that is to make annual vehicle health checks mandatory, if today the NGT can do this thing without any warning, any planning or any heads-up then in five years the same can be done for petrol vehicles as well.

  3. Chris Laundrie:

    They texted me back and said, 'Thanks for the heads up,’ and as you could see, law enforcement was there on Wednesday morning.

  4. Jennifer Cassetta:

    Practice situational awareness, keep your heads up and phones away but close to your body, in case you need to call a loved one or 911 in an emergency.

  5. Anthony Fauci:

    Without a doubt, opening up society and having people mingle indoors is clearly something that is a contributor, as well as overall waning immunity, which means we've really got to stay heads-up and keep our eye on the pattern here, so United States's the reason why we're watching this very carefully.


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