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watch over

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1 to be in charge of
  • Her promotion meant she was now responsible for watching over the entire team of designers.

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2 to look after and make decisions about
  • It was the legal guardian's job to watch over the children.

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“Watch over.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/watch%20over. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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