keep an eye on
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • keep\ an\ eye\ on — • keep an eye on • keep one s eye on • have one s eye on v. phr. 1. To watch carefully; not stop paying attention to. Keep an eye on the stove in case the coffee boils. You must keep your eye on the ball when you play tennis. A good driver keeps… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • keep an eye on — keep (your)/an eye on (something/someone) to watch or look after something or someone. Could you keep an eye on the baby for me a while? I kept my eye on him all the time as I felt sure he was about to do something stupid …   New idioms dictionary

  • keep an eye on — (someone/something) to watch or give your attention to someone or something. The mother sat on the edge of the sandbox, keeping an eye on her sons as they played. Usage notes: sometimes used with an adjective: The woman kept a close eye on her… …   New idioms dictionary

  • keep an eye on — ► keep an eye on keep under careful observation. Main Entry: ↑eye …   English terms dictionary

  • keep an eye on — index observe (watch), patrol Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • keep an eye on — verb follow with the eyes or the mind (Freq. 3) Keep an eye on the baby, please! The world is watching Sarajevo She followed the men with the binoculars • Syn: ↑watch, ↑observe, ↑follow, ↑watch over …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep an eye on — or[keep one s eye on] or[have one s eye on] {v. phr.} 1. To watch carefully; not stop paying attention to. * /Keep an eye on the stove in case the coffee boils./ * /You must keep your eye on the ball when you play tennis./ * /A good driver keeps… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep an eye on — or[keep one s eye on] or[have one s eye on] {v. phr.} 1. To watch carefully; not stop paying attention to. * /Keep an eye on the stove in case the coffee boils./ * /You must keep your eye on the ball when you play tennis./ * /A good driver keeps… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep an eye on — (smth or smb) watch (as in take care of something) Will you keep an eye on the baby while I go to the store. (from Idioms in Speech) to watch carefully; to look after; to observe (from a distance) so that the party under observation is unaware of …   Idioms and examples

  • keep an eye on — verb To watch and pay attention to. I must keep an eye on this sauce in case it curdles …   Wiktionary

  • keep an eye on — watch to prevent harm, watch out for    Fred, will you keep an eye on the children? I m going to the store …   English idioms

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