keep track

idiom

: to be aware of how something is changing, what someone is doing, etc.
There's so much going on that it's hard to keep track.
usually + of
Keep track of your little brother for me, will you?
It's her job to keep track of how the money is spent.
I watch the news to keep track of current events.

Examples of keep track in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web What to look for while viewing the total solar eclipse For people along the path of totality, there are some fun milestones to keep track of as the total solar eclipse unfolds. Denise Chow, NBC News, 4 Apr. 2024 The various colors also work as a hack for guests to keep track of which one is theirs. Ali Faccenda, Southern Living, 2 Apr. 2024 The dual time watch also allowed the crew to keep track of both GMT and the local time at their eventual destination. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 2 Apr. 2024 But there’s no uniform process to keep track of these details. Thomas Germain / Gizmodo, Quartz, 1 Apr. 2024 No one appears to keep track of how many such sleights of hand are cropping up in American homes. Jane Margolies, San Diego Union-Tribune, 30 Mar. 2024 Forget the overwhelming minutiae and the drudgery of having dozens of line items on your budget to keep track of because that’s likely what bored you to tears in the past. Bernadette Joy, Forbes, 29 Mar. 2024 Financial exchanges use it to keep track of orders. Chris Buckley, New York Times, 28 Mar. 2024 The program is being used in more than 40 locations with the resources to keep track of thousands of migrants and make swift rulings in a make-or-break step of the asylum process: the credible-fear interview. Hamed Aleaziz, New York Times, 16 Mar. 2024

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“Keep track.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/keep%20track. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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