What does the phrase “treat something with caution” mean?

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  • err ... what is sth? – lbf Mar 16 '18 at 19:51
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    something. english teachers use it here in middle europe – Jakub Srnka Mar 16 '18 at 20:07
  • Looks from the context like an abbreviation for "something", but I've never seen it before. – Rupert Morrish Mar 16 '18 at 20:36
  • so: "what does phrase threat something with caution" mean? – lbf Mar 16 '18 at 20:40
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    If you look up 'caution' in a dictionary, it should be obvious what the phrase means. – Kate Bunting Mar 17 '18 at 11:01

To treat something with caution means to act carefully around it, usually because it may be dangerous.

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    While this is true good answers on ELU are expected to be definitive and supported with the appropriate references. – Jim Mar 18 '18 at 20:40

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