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English definition of “watch the world go by”

watch the world go by

to look at people as they go past: I love sitting in outdoor cafes watching the world go by.Using the eyesEyesight, glasses and lensesThe eye and surrounding areaPerceptive
(Definition of watch the world go by from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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