Definition of 'watch'
Example sentences containing 'watch'
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Just with a few thousand more people watching him each night. Times, Sunday Times (2017)There were people there to watch me. The Sun (2016)You have to keep watching the skies. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The bidding process is being watched closely in the oil industry. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Who has time to watch telly during the week? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Fund managers will be watching carefully for hints of what is to come next. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Any band activity would supposedly disturb his equilibrium so he is forbidden to leave the house and is watched round the clock. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It looks interesting, but who wants to watch something like it on a computer? Times, Sunday Times (2017)In months when it does get dark early, it is too cold to want to watch cricket at night. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Apply a few drops to skin morning and night and watch the years peel away. The Sun (2011)When did we all stop wearing watches? Times, Sunday Times (2015)It is safest to buy watches and clocks from reputable dealers or auction houses. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Why would you want to watch other people eating failed food? Times, Sunday Times (2015)Stunned gallery visitors watched as guards grabbed him until cops arrived to arrest him. The Sun (2013)This film she watches sets something off for her. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We have to be mindful of that and watch it closely. The Sun (2006)The show spends a long time watching him find himself. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Watch it carefully as it will burn easily. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They are staying at a hotel with police keeping a close watch. The Sun (2012)Not surprisingly business schools are keeping a careful watch. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We used to have watch towers to keep an eye out for fire. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Wears a serious watch or no watch at all. Times, Sunday Times (2013)What you do with your life will make a difference to people watching you. Christianity Today (2000)He had a guard standing watch outside. The Sun (2010)There is something wonderful about watching a play under the stars. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The rest of the industry will be watching closely. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Is there a reasonably priced hotel that we could book for one night to watch the display in comfort? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Jennings watched attentively and turned to Steel. Man of Honour (2007)It is small, on the inside of her wrist, hidden beneath her watch strap and upside down. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You and I were supposed to watch with rapt attention, having had our bath and changed into our dressing gown and slippers. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Synonyms of 'watch'
wristwatch, timepiece, pocket watch, clock
Trends of 'watch'
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Definition of watch from the Collins English Dictionary
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