to keep a close watch on so.


to keep a close watch on so.
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  • keep (a) close watch on someone — keep (a) close watch on (someone/something) to guard or follow carefully someone or something. With an international team keeping close watch on polling stations, voters chose from an array of 12 candidates. Republicans are warning the president… …   New idioms dictionary

  • keep (a) close watch on something — keep (a) close watch on (someone/something) to guard or follow carefully someone or something. With an international team keeping close watch on polling stations, voters chose from an array of 12 candidates. Republicans are warning the president… …   New idioms dictionary

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  • keep under close watch — index cover (guard) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • keep a close watch on — verb to pay careful attention to a situation or a thing, so that you can deal with any changes or problems. The prime minister asked the home secretary to keep a close watch on the flooding situation …   Wiktionary

  • keep a close watch on somebody — keep a close ˈeye/ˈwatch on sb/sth idiom to watch sb/sth carefully • Over the next few months we will keep a close eye on sales. Main entry: ↑closeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep a close watch on something — keep a close ˈeye/ˈwatch on sb/sth idiom to watch sb/sth carefully • Over the next few months we will keep a close eye on sales. Main entry: ↑closeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep a close watch — follow closely, stay nearby, watch carefully …   English contemporary dictionary

  • keep a close eye on somebody — keep a close ˈeye/ˈwatch on sb/sth idiom to watch sb/sth carefully • Over the next few months we will keep a close eye on sales. Main entry: ↑closeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep a close eye on something — keep a close ˈeye/ˈwatch on sb/sth idiom to watch sb/sth carefully • Over the next few months we will keep a close eye on sales. Main entry: ↑closeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep a close eye (to) —  Watch carefully.  ► “Snacks are a big market: they contribute 70% of Nabisco’s nearly $8 billion in annual revenues. This means that Nabisco must keep a close eye on its competitors.” (Forbes, Aug. 28, 1995, p. 102) …   American business jargon