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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By comparison, watching videos gave a 2.4-point bump to 54.62 — while texting resulted in a drop to 47.56.—Maureen MacKey, Fox News, 18 Sep. 2023 The 35-year-old quarterback in the final year of his deal watched the tape five times.—Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, 17 Sep. 2023 Betsy Follansbee and her husband, Fred, jogged to Higgins Beach in Scarborough, Maine, to watch surfers — some wearing helmets — paddling out to catch waves reaching 12 feet (3.6 meters).—Robert F. Bukaty, David Sharp, Anchorage Daily News, 17 Sep. 2023 Mary Kay Cabot, Ashley Bastock and Dan Labbe previewed Monday Night Football between the Browns and Steelers with three things to watch and then make their picks for Monday night’s game between the two AFC North foes.—Dan Labbe, cleveland, 17 Sep. 2023 Not after watching the winless Rams push CU’s lines up and down the field on Satuday night.—Bill Oram, oregonlive, 17 Sep. 2023 After renewing their vows in celebration of their 10th wedding anniversary, Teigen, 37, revealed that the couple spent time together afterward by eating Italian food and watching TV.—Bailey Richards, Peoplemag, 17 Sep. 2023 In April, Savita and her four daughters watched in despair as government authorities drove into their settlement – an unauthorized neighborhood – next to the 14th century Tughlaqabad Fort, an iconic Delhi monument, breaking down their small home and reducing seven years of memories to rubble.—Rhea Mogul, CNN, 5 Sep. 2023 Terell Truss and Colleen Theresa watched the parade still smeared with red body paint from walking in the J’Ouvert celebration.—Nate Schweber, New York Times, 5 Sep. 2023
For related traffic news, check out Gridlock. Weekend storm: With tropical storm warnings in effect as close by as the mouth of the Potomac River, a coastal flood watch is now also up for Saturday night along the tidal Potomac and Chesapeake Bay in our area.—Ian Livingston, Washington Post, 21 Sep. 2023 Zenith Zenith first teamed up with British DJ, producer, and house music pioneer Carl Cox back in 2020 for a limited edition variation of its Defy watch with a carbon case, a small seconds indicator shaped like a vinyl record, and a bright red strap.—Cait Bazemore, Robb Report, 20 Sep. 2023 Brady appears to be wearing a Patek Philippe 2499 perpetual calendar chronograph, a very rare, vintage watch made famous by John Lennon, who was gifted one for his 40th birthday by Yoko Ono, just months before his death.—Michelle Lee, Peoplemag, 19 Sep. 2023 Ahead of the storm, a hurricane watch was in effect for parts of southeastern Canada.—Alex Sundby, CBS News, 16 Sep. 2023 This one—in white plus gold, black or silver—is equipped with a USB port and a storage catchall that can corral a fitness watch, earbuds and more.—Lisa Lombardi, wsj.com, 15 Sep. 2023 Biden keeping close watch on UAW strike 01:59 60 days of inventory
The Big Three automakers — Ford, GM, Ford and Stellantis — whose workers are on strike, grew their inventories in August in anticipation of a potential worker strike.—Megan Cerullo, CBS News, 18 Sep. 2023 The watch is in effect until 2 a.m. Tuesday, forecasters wrote.—Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 18 Sep. 2023 As much as 5 inches of rain was forecast for eastern Maine, where a flash flood watch was in effect.—David Sharp, Robert F. Butaky and Patrick Whittle, Anchorage Daily News, 16 Sep. 2023 See More
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Middle English wacchen, from Old English wæccan — more at wake