English version

watch over somebody

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwatch over somebody phrasal verbLOOK AFTER somebodyto protect someone so that they are not harmed There must have been an angel watching over me that day. watch→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
watch over She was taking a tough schedule, and Rudi felt that she needed to be egged on and watched over.They showed the attack on him four or five times, and it was hard to watch over and over.The Treasury has staff to keep a continual watch over each department's spending.Away from Herta's childhood room, away from the angels on the walls that used to watch over her.The doctor said Louie was sick, and that they had to watch over him.They would have to keep a strict watch over the gauges of all the devices.Burns will tell his board today that the Sports Council wants a non-voting member watching over the way the cash is spent.Was he an enemy, or a friend who was watching over us?
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Verb table
watch
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theywatch
he, she, itwatches
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywatched
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave watched
he, she, ithas watched
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad watched
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill watch
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have watched
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam watching
he, she, itis watching
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you, we, theyare watching
Past
I, he, she, itwas watching
you, we, theywere watching
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been watching
he, she, ithas been watching
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been watching
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be watching
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been watching
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