Example sentences of "[pers pn] [vb mod] keep an eye " in BNC.Previous page Next page
|As you wander along the ridge , it 's a long time before you lose sight of its neat white contours , and if you take a strong pair of binoculars on your walk , you can keep an eye on how the housemaid is turning your bed down .
|This scheme is practical for people with younger children , too , as you can keep an eye on them while you cook , ’ she points out .
|The grill is efficient and can be operated with the door open so you can keep an eye on the food as it cooks .
|There could be a positive spin to it because now you can keep an eye on Hurley for us .
|So we must keep an eye on Bruno Casanova . ’
|Meanwhile , of course , we must keep an eye on Winter Marsh . "
|We must keep an eye on that .
|We 'll keep an eye on 'un . ’
|has already crapped himself about the visit cause extra work of course but er the er however we should er revert maybe we 'll keep an eye on the schedule and things er but we we need to tie it up tight so we do n't get a cos I mean what 's being said now in the corridors of power is that the schedule is totally sales driven and it 's the sales department that 's put it together , I am only the administrator , I only I d I completely take my orders from the sales department quote unquote in front of everybody at the management meeting .
|Find you somewhere to stay , somewhere you could lick your wounds in private ; somewhere we could keep an eye , so to speak , make sure you were all right . ’
|Meanwhile we shall keep an eye on him .
|Some of us said that we would keep an eye on what happened to that Act in the years that followed .
|‘ As long as we 're able to go to the cemetery we will keep an eye on Brian 's grave . ’
|Samuel Beckett We want him in a nice jail where we can keep an eye on him .
|Patting the chair beside him , he told Daisy , ‘ If Perdita gets the scholarship , Sukey and I may well be going out to New Zealand at the same time to buy some ponies , so we can keep an eye on her . ’
|Well now , look here , I think we 'd better pop you into hospital for a few days , where we can keep an eye on you .
|That way we can keep an eye on him and he 'll feel reassured .
|That way we can keep an eye on him and make sure he does n't get up to anything too strenuous .
|‘ Now we can keep an eye on her here knowing that usually the blood pressure will soon settle . ’
|She 's going to sit there in the hospital , and they 'll keep an eye on her and someone will put her on the evening bus , just as she planned .
|‘ So they could keep an eye on it , I assume .
|At least this way they could keep an eye on the supply source .
|One very important thing for older people living alone is to let friends and neighbours know that they are ill , so that they can keep an eye on them and obviously you know , do the shopping and bring in any , anything that they might need .
|Auguste caught a brief glimpse of himself in the small mirror he had unobtrusively arranged in order that he might keep an eye on events taking place behind his back ; the surreptitious addition of Mrs Marshall 's abominable Coralline pepper , for example , to an imperfect sauce .
|Two , he could go along with Marler , pretend to accept him at face value , and this way he could keep an eye on him .
|Titch left him a key , you see , while he was away , so he could keep an eye on the place , or maybe if he wanted to do some painting , the way your nan carried on about him doing it at home — anyway , he went round there that night . ’
|He spent three years in New York State as resident secretary of the Sleepy Hollow Country Club , a rich men 's recreation park on the Hudson River , whence he could keep an eye on wealthy Irish-Americans .
|From inside , he could keep an eye on his own house where nothing much seemed to be happening .
|Joyce 's material supposedly unfolds in the dreaming mind of a Dublin publican ; the story O'Brien 's narrator tells concerns a publican who operates his imagination altogether more systematically , locking up his fictional characters ‘ so that he can keep an eye on them and see that there is no boozing ’ ( O'Brien 1939 and 1975 : 35 ) .
|He tries to confine his searching to the area around the nest , presumably so that he can keep an eye on his partner .