keep a lookout


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  • keep a lookout — verb a) To maintain vigilance for someone or something. b) To maintain vigilance for a possibly dangerous situation. Syn: keep an eye open …   Wiktionary

  • keep a lookout for — to watch for (something or someone) The police officer walked through the neighborhood, keeping a (sharp) lookout for any suspicious activity. • • • Main Entry: ↑lookout …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep a lookout for — ► be on the lookout (or keep a lookout) for 1) be alert to. 2) keep searching for. Main Entry: ↑lookout …   English terms dictionary

  • keep a lookout (for somebody) — be on the ˈlookout (for sb/sth) | keep a ˈlookout (for sb/sth) idiom (informal) to watch carefully for sb/sth in order to avoid danger, etc. or in order to find sth you want • The public should be on the lookout for symptoms of the disease.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep a lookout (for something) — be on the ˈlookout (for sb/sth) | keep a ˈlookout (for sb/sth) idiom (informal) to watch carefully for sb/sth in order to avoid danger, etc. or in order to find sth you want • The public should be on the lookout for symptoms of the disease.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • be on the lookout (or keep a lookout) for — be alert to. ↘keep searching for. → lookout …   English new terms dictionary

  • be on the lookout/keep a lookout — KEEP WATCH, keep an eye out, keep one s eyes peeled, keep a vigil, be alert, be on the qui vive. → lookout …   Useful english dictionary

  • lookout — ► NOUN 1) a place from which to keep watch or view landscape. 2) a person stationed to keep watch. 3) informal, chiefly Brit. a good or bad prospect or outcome. 4) (one s lookout) Brit. informal one s own concern. ● be on the lookout (or keep a… …   English terms dictionary

  • lookout — look|out [ˈluk aut] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1 be on the lookout for somebody/something 2 keep a lookout 3¦(person)¦ 4¦(place)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) be on the lookout for sb/sth to continuously watch a place or pay attention in order to find something you want or to be… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • lookout — noun 1 be on the lookout for to watch a place or situation continuously in order to find something you want or to be ready for problems or opportunities: Police were on the lookout for anyone behaving suspiciously. | We re always on the lookout… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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