Definition of keep a weather eye on in English:

keep a weather eye on

phrase

  • Observe very carefully, especially for changes or developments.

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘It's hardly surprising that Federal Reserve policymakers now keep a weather eye on the stock market.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘It is important that we do keep a weather eye on the horizon, watching for any significant indications that cyber terror actually will appear.’
    • ‘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.’
    observe, view, look at, eye, gaze at, stare at, gape at, peer at
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