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To watch someone or something - synonyms or related words



to watch people or places secretly to find out what they are doing



to look at someone or something for a period of time



to watch or study someone or something with care and attention in order to discover something



to look at or watch something

look on

to watch an activity or event without taking part in it

keep (a) watch

to watch someone carefully to make sure that they are safe or that they do not do something bad

watch for

to pay attention so that you will see something when it arrives or happens

stand over

to watch someone while they are doing something, usually in order to make sure that they are doing it correctly

spy on

to watch someone secretly so that you know everything that they do

be on the lookout for

to be watching carefully in order to find, obtain, or avoid someone or something


sea lion

in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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