HyperDic: keep_an_eye_on

English > 1 sense of the expression keep an eye on:
VERBsocialkeep an eye on, watch, observe, follow, watch overfollow with the eyes or the mind
English > keep an eye on: 1 sense > verb 1, social
MeaningFollow with the eyes or the mind.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something
ModelThe children keep an eye on the ball
Example"Keep an eye on the baby, please!"
Synonymswatch, observe, follow, watch over
NarrowerguardTo keep watch over
invigilate, proctorwatch over (students taking an exam, to prevent cheating)
keep tabs onKeep a record on or watch attentively
Broadercheck, check up on, look into, check out, suss out, check over, go over, check intoexamine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition
Similar totrace, followFollow, discover, or ascertain the course of development of something
Spanishmirar, observar, ver, vigilar
Catalanmirar, observar, vigilar

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