This might be a cautionary tale about the dangers of a life of frivolous luxury.
As an example of good science-and-society policymaking, the history of fluoride may be more of a cautionary tale.
Rather than be instructional or cautionary, the show turns its subjects into feasting zoo objects for audiences to gawk at.
Read a cautionary tale about the seductive and dangerous power of a charlatan sociopath, featuring goats and the American Dream.
We throw this in as a cautionary tale: two vintage Japanese car commercials, featuring very young Leonardo DiCaprio and Meg Ryan.
This is the quality which chiefly inspires the cautionary Tales, that admirable series of biographies.
Plodder's cautionary signal had been hoisted to some purpose after all.
We did not allow our excited feelings to hinder us from taking some cautionary steps necessary to the carrying out of our design.
A woman's intuitions do not ask to have a cautionary signal repeated.
"Now Tootsie," said Mr. Bedelle, elevating a cautionary finger.