to be on the safe side

to be on the safe side
для верности/для надёжности/чтобы подстраховаться

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  • to be on the safe side — {adv. phr.} To take extra precautions; reduce or eliminate the possibility of a mistake, an error, or even danger. * /Dad always keeps his valuables in a bank s safe deposit box, just to be on the safe side./ Compare: JUST IN CASE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • to be on the safe side — {adv. phr.} To take extra precautions; reduce or eliminate the possibility of a mistake, an error, or even danger. * /Dad always keeps his valuables in a bank s safe deposit box, just to be on the safe side./ Compare: JUST IN CASE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • (to) be on the safe side — (just) to be on the safe side so that you can prevent something unpleasant from happening. Just to be on the safe side, ask your doctor to test your iron levels …   New idioms dictionary

  • (to) be on the safe side — if you do something to be on the safe side, you do something that may not be necessary in order to protect yourself against possible problems. I don t think there are any broken bones, but you should have an X ray just to be on the safe side …   New idioms dictionary

  • to\ be\ on\ the\ safe\ side — adv. phr. To take extra precautions; reduce or eliminate the possibility of a mistake, an error, or even danger. Dad always keeps his valuables in a bank s safe deposit box, just to be on the safe side. Compare: just in case …   Словарь американских идиом

  • to be on the safe side — ► to be on the safe side in order to have a margin of security against risks. Main Entry: ↑safe …   English terms dictionary

  • to be on the safe side — in order to have a margin of security against risks to be on the safe side, she had recorded everything …   Useful english dictionary

  • it is best to be on the safe side — 1668 DRYDEN & NEWCASTLE Sir Martin Mar all V. i. I’m resolv’d to be on the sure side. 1811 J. AUSTEN Sense & Sensibility III. iv. Determining to be on the safe side, he made his apology in form as soon as he could say any thing. 1847 MARRYAT… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • on the safe side — phrase in a situation that involves very little risk because you have behaved very carefully Just to be on the safe side, take an umbrella. Thesaurus: safe and harmlesssynonym Main entry: safe * * * on the ˈsafe side idiom being especia …   Useful english dictionary

  • on the safe side — {adv. phr.} Provided for against a possible emergency; well prepared. * / Please double check these proofs, Mr. Brown, the printer said, just to be on the safe side. / …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on the safe side — {adv. phr.} Provided for against a possible emergency; well prepared. * / Please double check these proofs, Mr. Brown, the printer said, just to be on the safe side. / …   Dictionary of American idioms


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