Keep An Eye On + Keep An Eye Out

Keep An Eye On + Keep An Eye Out

keep an eye on something/someone = to watch, to pay attention to

 

 

Ex: Please “keep an eye on” your little brother while we are gone.  I don’t want him to get hurt, or get into trouble.

Ex:  When you play baseball, the coach always says to “keep an eye on” the ball.

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keep an eye out for something/ someone = to look for, wait to see

Ex: “Keep an eye out” for the mail because I’m expecting a letter.

Ex: “Keep an eye out” for my shirt.  I lost it and can’t remember where I put it.

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