keep close tabs on (someone or something)(redirected from keep close tabs on somebody)
keep close tabs on (someone or something)
To routinely monitor or observe someone or something; to keep track of someone or something. It was revealed that the FBI kept close tabs on him for years just because he once attended a meeting of a radical group. Keep close tabs on the amount of feedback we get so that we know how many people this issue affects.
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