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watch

verb
to keep a lookout (for)
esperar; estar al acecho, estar al tanto
They’ve gone to watch for the ship coming in Could you watch for the postman?
to be careful of (someone or something)
tener cuidado, vigilar
Watch (that) you don’t fall off! Watch him! He’s dangerous.
to guard or take care of
vigilar; cuidar
Watch the prisoner and make sure he doesn’t escape Please watch the baby while I go shopping.
to wait for (a chance, opportunity etc)
esperar
Watch your chance, and then run.
(Definition of watch from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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