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English definition of “keep tabs on sth/sb”

keep tabs on sth/sb

to watch something or someone carefully: I like to keep tabs on my bank account so that I don't overdraw.Using the eyesEyesight, glasses and lensesThe eye and surrounding areaPerceptive
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