keep a watch out for

idiom

: to regularly check to see if someone has arrived or if something has appeared or happened
She asked him to keep a watch out for the delivery truck.

Examples of keep a watch out for in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Under the new rules, companies and institutions may be asked to keep a watch out for and prevent foreign espionage activity. Aj Willingham, CNN, 27 Apr. 2021

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“Keep a watch out for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/keep%20a%20watch%20out%20for. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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