watch this space


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watch this space

Pay attention to what I have just mentioned, because I expect something to happen soon; stay tuned. I just heard we may be getting bonuses, so watch this space.
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watch this space

1. People say watch this space to show that more information about something will be given in the future. Plans are afoot to run short courses there, so watch this space and the magazine's advertisement pages. John has one or two ideas for next year, so watch this space.
2. People say watch this space to show that things might change in the future or that something might happen in the future. A review of the legislation is currently in progress, so watch this space. We're hoping to make Jam In The Park a yearly event, so watch this space.
See also: space, this, watch

watch this space

used to indicate that further developments are expected and more information will be given later. informal
The space referred to here is a section of a newspaper available for a specific purpose, especially for advertising.
1979 Julian Rathbone The Euro-Killers Where is he? Watch this space for exciting revelations in the next few days.
See also: space, this, watch

watch this ˈspace

(informal) used in orders, to tell somebody to wait for more news about something to be announced: I can’t tell you any more right now, but watch this space.
See also: space, this, watch
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The people of Newcastle and the Hunter should watch this space for further initiatives in their region, which was taken for granted by Labor for decades.
Watch This Space helps them understand why creating, preserving, and protecting parks, playgrounds, and other public spaces benefits everyone.
Marking the beginning of Watch This Space 2004, Gerry Stacey Regional Director, CCE (Wales & West) said, 'We are committed to making a difference to the community in which we live and work - having a regional office for Wales and the West based in Cardiff has enabled us to do just that.
Her group Watch This Space includes artist Penny Dewhurst plus photographers Sadhya Rippon and Neeraj Stuart Neesham.
Watch this space in the November 16 issue, when we'll be announcing the winner of our competition to find 'the most energy-saving family in Newcastle'.
Watch this Space ends on August 26, with comedy from Matt Barnard and The Flying Buttresses.
John Roberts, head teacher at Briery Hill Primary School, said, ``If Watch This Space manages to jog just one child's mind out of long-term unemployment, then it will have all been worth it.
Watch this space because next week Liz Trainor, another tough talking columnist, will tell it to you as it is.
Watch this space for news of how we're joining forces for a Christmas TV special.
Almost 180 pupils from both primary and secondary schools in the area set out yesterday in the project called Watch This Space, a new initiative developed by Business in the Community with financial support from Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council and Education Extra.
The event was organised this week to mark Watch This Space Day, which helps to promote links between schools and local businesses.
Watch this space, as we'll soon be publishing a full rundown of how your players scored and the name of the winner of our super pounds 25,000 top prize, plus the winner of the pounds 5,000 runner-up prize.
Well we'll soon find out as next week I'll give it a go on my own car to see if it really can do what the manufacturer claims - so watch this space.
The company's Jane Wordsall added: "If this proves a success, we will develop silent packs for use in places such as theatres and cinemas, so watch this space.
Watch this space and see what our Scottish Executive makes of it.