Has anyone ever told you ❛Thanks for the heads up❜? If yes, you’ll know that the English idiom heads up (also heads-up) is an ❛advance warning or notification of something that is going to happen❜. For example:
Mario: Everyone wants to know why you didn’t attend last week’s English grammar club meeting.
Luigi: Thanks for the heads up. I’ll be ready for the question!
The English idiom heads up is a ❛phrase that is used to alert or prepare someone for something that is going to happen❜. In the headlines below, you can see that the expression heads up could be substituted by the words ❛advance warning❜ or ❛advance notification❜:
Heads up, more drivers on their phones
- wtop.com, 19 November 2012, Andrew Mollenbeck
Heads Up: Everything You’ve Uploaded to Instagram is Now on the Web
- uproxx.com, 8 November 2012, Dan Seitz
Heads up on 2012 holidays at work
- kansascity.com, 22 October 2012, Diane Stafford