bear watching

bear watching

to need close, attentive observation or monitoring. This problem will bear watching. This is a very serious disease, and it will bear watching for further developments.
See also: bear, watch
References in classic literature ?
De Ville will bear watching,' I said to myself, and I really breathed easier when I saw him go out the entrance to the circus grounds and board an electric car for down town.
This was the first suspicious occurrence that Tarzan had ever witnessed in connection with Gernois' actions, but he was positive that the men had left the barroom solely because Gernois had caught Tarzan's eyes upon them; then there was the persistent impression of familiarity about the stranger to further augment the ape-man's belief that here at length was something which would bear watching.
Only chimpanzees in west central Africa harbor a viral strain that's "truly closely related" to the most lethal AIDS strain, but other primates bear watching as viral reservoirs, says Beatrice H.
Linda Fagerstrom and Jane Tornqvist bear watching for the offensively talented side.
The committees also chose five additional items that, while not yet part of any of the top 10 lists, still bear watching.
This trend is one which will bear watching over the next several years.
The opinions of the high court will be of long term significance to all Canadians and thus all information surrounding the reference will bear watching.
These paradoxical trends bear watching as the economic tensions of "free trade" in crease, since they may be precursors to shifting alliances.
Some aspects of corporate protocol can be particularly sensitive and bear watching.
Moles, of which most of us acquire a dozen or two by adulthood, are for the most part not precancerous (moles present at birth bear watching, however).
Whether the IRS will use the designated summons procedure responsibly will bear watching.
Ben and Jak Alnwick's mum had admitted before the League One clash she would not be able to bear watching her goalkeeping sons going head-to-head.
The area's wild beaches, passing whales, bear watching, and numerous hiking trails within Pacific Rim National Park make it a year-round destination for outdoor enthusiasts, culinary travelers, spa lovers and even eloping couples from around the world.
She said that she now detests the winger so much that she cannot even bear watching him play on TV.