keep\ tabs\ on
- • keep tab on• keep tabs onv. phr. informal1. To keep a record of.
The government tries to keep tabs on all the animals in the park.2. To keep a watch on; check.
The house mother kept tabs on the girls to be sure they were clean and neat.Compare: keep track
Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". Оригинал: A.Маккей, М.Т.Боткер, Дж.И.Гейтс. 1997.
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keep tabs on — (something/someone) to watch a person or a situation carefully so that you always know what they are doing or what is happening. I like to keep tabs on my bank balance so that I don t get overdrawn. I get the feeling he s keeping tabs on me and… … New idioms dictionary
Keep tabs on — keep account of or a check on: keep tabs on your expenses … Dictionary of Australian slang
keep tabs on — ► keep tabs on informal monitor the activities of. Main Entry: ↑tab … English terms dictionary
keep tabs on — verb keep a record on or watch attentively The government keeps tabs on the dissidents • Hypernyms: ↑watch, ↑observe, ↑follow, ↑watch over, ↑keep an eye on • Verb Frames: Somebody s something … Useful english dictionary
keep tabs on — verb to monitor; to keep track of; to watch If you are careful to keep tabs on your finances, you should be able to stay within a budget … Wiktionary
keep tabs on — Australian Slang keep account of or a check on: keep tabs on your expenses … English dialects glossary
keep tabs on — watch and write notes, keep track of Who keeps tabs on expenses? Who has the receipts? … English idioms
keep tabs on — watch or check, keep under observation They have been keeping tabs on the spending of the sales department … Idioms and examples
keep tabs on — Vrb phrs. To keep informed about … English slang and colloquialisms