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Spanish translation of “watch”

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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