watch (someone or something) like a hawk

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Definition of watch (someone or something) like a hawk

: to watch (someone or something) very carefully The storeowner watches those teenagers like a hawk whenever they come in because she's afraid they're going to steal something.

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“Watch (someone or something) like a hawk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/watch%20%28someone%20or%20something%29%20like%20a%20hawk. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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