One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Observe very carefully, especially for changes or developments.
observe, view, look at, eye, gaze at, stare at, gape at, peer atView synonyms
- ‘Throughout this debate I have expressed an opinion in favour of removing the offending articles while keeping a weather eye on the wider political agenda.’
- ‘All it takes is to claim all the allowances to which you are entitled and keep a weather eye on the tax implications when deciding where to invest your hard-won savings.’
- ‘It's hardly surprising that Federal Reserve policymakers now keep a weather eye on the stock market.’
- ‘Although Richard had never had young children at the fort before, it couldn't have been a better environment for them to explore independently, with enough caring staff to keep a weather eye on their activities.’
- ‘It is important that we do keep a weather eye on the horizon, watching for any significant indications that cyber terror actually will appear.’
- ‘This list of deadlines for the year should help you keep a weather eye on the best deals, sound alarm bells when the moment is right to dump failing investments and avoid being hit by late-payment penalties.’
- ‘It is right to keep a weather eye on the progress of avian flu, and to expect a properly prepared government to be stockpiling vaccines, quarantining infected areas and keeping us informed.’
- ‘The legislation sets strict rules on how such data may be used and displayed, levying fines for serious breaches, so it's worth keeping a weather eye on dataprotection.gov.uk to stay within the law.’
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