watch the store

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watch the store

To monitor a particular place or situation, usually while someone is away. Will you watch the store while I'm in this meeting? One of the suspects remained at the entranceway to watch the store while the other two began loading the stolen goods into the truck.
See also: store, watch
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I watched the store rise again over the next few years and became assistant sales manager of, in turn, the book department, furniture department then linens.