keep a close watch/eye


: to watch closely
Keep (a) close watch/eye on the baby.

Examples of keep a close watch/eye in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Pete Peterson, owner of Storybook Cruises, which is affiliated with Cruise Planners, said cruise ships keep a close eye on weather developments and will adjust their itinerary depending on the severity of the storm. Natalie B. Compton and Andrea Sachs, Anchorage Daily News, 31 May 2023 Anyone in the eastern Caribbean – including the Leeward Islands, Puerto Rico and Hispaniola – as well as the Bahamas will need to keep a close eye on the forecast headed into the weekend. Mary Gilbert, CNN, 6 Sep. 2023 Burt advised Medicaid recipients to keep a close eye on notifications. Resources for those with Medicaid An article with advice on remaining enrolled in Medicaid can be found here. Sofia Jeremias, The Salt Lake Tribune, 9 Aug. 2023 Residents are reminded to keep a close eye on outdoor grilling/cooking heat sources and never leave them unattended. oregonlive, 3 July 2023 But astronomers are going to keep a close eye on Betelgeuse and document this unprecedented stellar behavior. Dean Regas, The Enquirer, 14 June 2023 The 10 drones launched this year joined a number of existing surveillance devices, including eight existing drones, watercraft and helicopters, meant to keep a close watch on the waters. Bychris Morris, Fortune, 8 Aug. 2023 There are credit-monitoring services available for a fee — the same service being offered free for 12 months to Oregon Health Plan members — that can keep a close watch on your credit for you and raise the alarm when somebody tries to use your personal information. Jmanning, oregonlive, 2 Aug. 2023 But as the events in Shijiazhuang have showed, authorities keep a close watch and react to anything perceived to cross unacceptable political or moral lines. Berry Wang, CNN, 28 July 2023 See More

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“Keep a close watch/eye.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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