watch for

phrasal verb
watched for; watching for; watches for

Definition of watch for

1 : to look for (someone or something expected) She watches for her school bus from inside her house. The doctors watched for signs of the disease.
2 : to look for (something that one wants to get or use) She is always watching for sales.

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“Watch for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/watch%20for. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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