Example sentences of "[vb mod] keep an eye on " in BNC.Previous page Next page
|They took the little house two doors away from Ken and Rhoda ; her own to play with , to sweep and dust and arrange as she liked , and meals for two to cook at her discretion , and her father and grandmother just down the road so she had both a respite from them and could keep an eye on them , not too close but not too far .
|‘ I wanted him where I could keep an eye on him , ’ said Mr Malik through his hands .
|I had this brilliant idea to blend into the scenery just so I could keep an eye on you .
|From inside , he could keep an eye on his own house where nothing much seemed to be happening .
|The areas where neighbours would keep an eye on things were Wester Ross and Speyside , both close-knit farming communities .
|Another friend said she would keep an eye on her , but four weeks later we had a phone call from her saying that Shamrock was desperately ill .
|Among these is the establishment of a board of trustees which would keep an eye on expenditure of budget resources and financial allocations , setting up a charity council , drafting completely new regulations for the museum , the foundation of a commercial marketing service and other moves .
|I decided that I would keep an eye on Tom after that .
|‘ What I mean is — she explained your circumstances quite openly and asked that if anything happened to her I would keep an eye on your affairs . ’
|Some of us said that we would keep an eye on what happened to that Act in the years that followed .
|Meanwhile we shall keep an eye on him .
|Obviously you will keep an eye on your fencing and gates all the year round .
|Regional authorities face the chop and a smaller number of new committees will keep an eye on the self-governing trusts .
|Few authorities are likely to follow Westminster , although many will keep an eye on developments .
|I 'll install a couple who will keep an eye on her and take care of the grounds . ’
|‘ As long as we 're able to go to the cemetery we will keep an eye on Brian 's grave . ’
|He said : ‘ I will keep her on the same round but I will keep an eye on her and may switch the rounds .
|Allan here can keep an eye on this place , and handle ambitious little Robertson if he tries to nail up his damned lists .
|Samuel Beckett We want him in a nice jail where we can keep an eye on him .
|Then I can keep an eye on the eggs . ’
|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 ) .
|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 .
|Neighbours who can keep an eye on the house , and can be trusted to feed pets or have a key when necessary , can make a lot of difference to settling happily .
|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 .
|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 . ’
|He tries to confine his searching to the area around the nest , presumably so that he can keep an eye on his partner .
|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 .
|Ca n't stop you poking your nose in , but I can keep an eye on you . ’
|There could be a positive spin to it because now you can keep an eye on Hurley for us .