keep a sharp eye on

idiom

: to watch (someone or something) carefully
Keep a sharp eye on the kids to make sure they don't hurt themselves.

Examples of keep a sharp eye on in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But there are still details to be worked out, and that could change, so the weather service urged Alabamians to keep a sharp eye on the forecast leading up to Tuesday. Leigh Morgan, al, 20 Mar. 2022 In fall and winter, eagles keep a sharp eye on groups of ducks to determine if any lack flight ability. Val Cunningham Special To The Star Tribune, Star Tribune, 23 Feb. 2021 In other words, there’s no real need to add this particular widget, except for those who want to keep a sharp eye on any runaway apps that might impact frame rate. Mark Hachman, PCWorld, 30 Oct. 2020

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“Keep a sharp eye on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/keep%20a%20sharp%20eye%20on. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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