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Definition of keep tabs on

informal
: to carefully watch (someone or something) in order to learn what that person or thing is doing We are keeping tabs on their movements. The magazine keeps tabs on the latest fashion trends.

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“Keep tabs on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/keep%20tabs%20on. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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