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 Meanings and Examples of WATCH
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
watch
 n.  a small clock that is worn on a strap around the wrist
 v.  look at something for a period of time
 v.  be careful of something
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  If he did not come back until winter, or even autumn, there would be time to watch the secret garden come alive.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
2  I wonder," she said slowly, "if it would not do him good to go out into a garden and watch things growing.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
3  For some mysterious reason he knew he need not watch Dickon.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
4  She was making heaps of earth and paths for a garden and Basil came and stood near to watch her.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
5  But the night remained clear, and Huck closed his watch and retired to bed in an empty sugar hogshead about twelve.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
6  He hid the lantern in Huck's sugar hogshead and the watch began.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
7  Huck was already upon his watch when the ferryboat's lights went glinting past the wharf.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
8  So somebody's got to set up all night and never get any sleep, just so as to watch them.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER II.
9  I see the moon go off watch, and the darkness begin to blanket the river.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII.
10  The two boys was squatting back to back behind the pile, so they could watch both ways.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII.
11  And afterwards we would watch the lonesomeness of the river, and kind of lazy along, and by and by lazy off to sleep.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX.
12  We used to watch the stars that fell, too, and see them streak down.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX.
13  One of the travellers kept watch while the others slept.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
14  The king became very angry at this, and ordered the gardener to keep watch all night under the tree.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE GOLDEN BIRD
15  Then the second son was ordered to watch; and at midnight he too fell asleep, and in the morning another apple was gone.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE GOLDEN BIRD
Example Sentence: (194 in 13 pages)
16  I cannot find my watch;I must have lost it.
17  Let's send out for a pizza and watch The Late Show.
18  You ought to get your watch repaired.
19  He would sit quietly and watch what was happening.
20  You can watch the trains going by from this window.
21  The police put a watch on the suspect's house.
22  The watch was cheap, but it goes quite well.
23  Neither watch works,they're both broken.
24  The guards were originally hired to watch over the houses as they were being built.
25  I love to watch everything coming to life again in the spring.
26  I bust my watch this morning.
27  The loss of my watch meant that I had to buy a new one.
28  I tend to watch the television for pleasure rather than edification.
29  The police kept a watch on that house for two weeks.
30  Everybody wanted to watch the match.