They have a rookie on the team who is fun to watch.
I fell asleep watching television.
What movie are you watching?
“Mom, watch me do a cartwheel!”
She sat and watched the children play.
“Would you like to play, too?” “No, I'll just watch.”
Just sit back and watch.
Keep watching to see what happens next.
“What happens next?” “Watch and see.”
People are watching this presidential race very carefully. Noun
He glanced at his watch.
When you're driving in winter you should always be on the watch for ice on the roads. See More
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And the watch world is no exception—particularly the vintage watch world, where the provenance of pieces many (many) decades old can often be almost impossible to establish with unflinching certainty.—Paige Reddinger, Robb Report, 1 Dec. 2023 On the watch of former president Josep Bartomeu in 2019, the Catalans agreed to pay Las Palmas an initial $5.5 million for Pedri's services with that amount capable of increasing because of a number of variables.—Tom Sanderson, Forbes, 30 Nov. 2023 These gray and white dwarves are doing their job, keeping close watch over whatever treasures Santa decides to stash in these sweet stockings for your little elves to discover on Christmas morning.—Sarah Lemire, Better Homes & Gardens, 28 Nov. 2023 That was a 31 percent gain over the previous week and the biggest total watch time for Friends since early February.—Rick Porter, The Hollywood Reporter, 28 Nov. 2023 The collection’s headlining pieces are two limited-edition watches on the bestselling Carraway ($220) and Raquel ($195) platforms.—Anna Tingley, Variety, 28 Nov. 2023 Power couples can sell anything under the sun—deodorant, whiskey, watches, sneakers—but on a good day the best ones will also bring metaphysics to the marketplace, retailing the ideas that no two people are merely themselves and that mega-marriages are made in the groves of Heaven.—Andrew O’Hagan, The New Yorker, 27 Nov. 2023 Jean Arnault, 25, is in charge of developing Louis Vuitton’s watch category.—Angelina Rascouet, Fortune Europe, 22 Nov. 2023 The demand for independent watches has skyrocketed in the past three years.—Paige Reddinger, Robb Report, 18 Nov. 2023 See More
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Middle English wacchen, from Old English wæccan — more at wake