In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1vigilanteatentoto keep a watchful eye on sth/sb — vigilar algo/a algn muy de cerca
- nothing escaped her watchful eye — no se le escapaba nada
- to be watchful for sth — estar atento a algo
- The Millennium Commission has kept a very watchful eye over the whole of this project.
- The Forest Department should be given more manpower to keep a watchful eye on the resources.
- It should keep a close and watchful eye on safety precautions in all facilities.
- She took it back, apologized, and hurried back to the counter under the watchful eye of the man.
- Now the parents are issuing a stark warning to other parents, urging them to keep a watchful eye on their children.
- Annie said nothing more and I continued to scrub the floors under her watchful gaze.
- People living in the area are having their cars targeted over and over again, despite being under the watchful eye of the police.
- He still keeps a watchful eye on the rugby world, although these pages are too small to relate all he has to say on that matter.
- There really wasn't anything she could do, except be more alert and keep a watchful eye.
- I must be especially watchful for assumptions which can be the root of misunderstandings.
- She was good at avoiding the teachers and their ever watchful eyes.
- Eating under the watchful eye of Chloe, the engagement party lunch was fabulous.
- Be especially watchful that the players begin each time with a fresh grip.
- Police officers in small groups stood around keeping a watchful eye on the proceedings, an unobtrusive presence.
- Back home, and under the watchful eye of Mae and son, Marty is progressing well.
- You must be ever watchful, and never once let your guard down when close to the darkness.
- Police have warned residents to keep a watchful eye on their homes after a spate of break-ins
- She smiled, and turned to look up into Anthony's watchful gaze.
- Also we ask all parishioners to be vigilant and keep a watchful eye on this amenity.
- Since then she's kept a watchful eye on the space behind the cooker, much to our amusement, some days for hours at a time.
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