no sea que
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no sea que(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (to allow for the possibility that)
a. in case
Mejor que salgamos ahora, no sea que haya mucho tráfico.It'll be better if we leave now, in case there's a lot of traffic.
b. just in case
Llévate el paraguas, no sea que llueva.Take your umbrella, just in case it rains.
2. (in order not to)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Ten cuidado al bajar las escaleras, no sea que te caigas.Be careful when going down the stairs so you don't fall.
Quítate el vestido nuevo antes de comer, no sea que lo manches.Take off your new dress before eating so you don't get it dirty.
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