keep sight of

keep sight of (someone or something)

1. To position oneself to be able to see someone or something. Keep sight of the thief while I call the police.
2. To remember or remind oneself of something. If you don't keep sight of your goal, you'll give up before you can ever achieve it.
See also: keep, of, sight
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

keep sight of someone or something

to keep someone or something in view. Try to keep sight of the skier. I want to keep sight of the children at all times.
See also: keep, of, sight
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

keep sight of somebody/something


keep somebody/something in sight

1 stay in a position where you can see somebody/something: If you keep the tower in sight, you won’t get lost.
2 remain aware of something; not forget something: It’s important to keep sight of the fact that you have a small chance of winning.
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Godfrey was standing a little way off, not to admire his brother's dancing, but to keep sight of Nancy, who was seated in the group, near her father.
In times like this, we must come together for Marcia's family and also keep sight of the injustices of incarcerating poor people before trial and the need to invest in community-based services that can support St.
Whilst the last four games have swung from heart-breaking to hair-pulling, it's crucial that supporters keep sight of the bigger picture at Goodison Park.
Cabinet member for jobs and growth, Cllr Angie Davies, said: "While the plans for regenerating Birkenhead town centre represent a vision for a bright and prosperous future, it's important we also keep sight of the present.
In short, you need to keep sight of that goal, cause or issue because it's important to you, but don't forget that thinking big picture, or "global" as the saying goes, is only one half of the equation.
'It is a beautiful world if we always keep sight of protecting the reform agenda.
It is important to keep sight of your dog at all times when you are in a public space so that your dog is safe and also so you can see when and where they poo - you can only pick it up if you can find it!
Help the company test its strategic assumptions and keep sight of how the big picture is changing.
Know your own value, and keep sight of who and what really matters.
LED dog collars and leads - from PS22.71 Keep sight of your pet by using an LED collar and leash such as the Squeaker Poochlight.
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I get it though, the class divide is now worse than ever, we all struggle to find ourselves or to keep sight of who we are, etc, etc.
If you keep sight of this fact, it's hard to lose your grip on reality." Since he describes himself as someone who grew up in the mountains and enjoys hiking, climbing and skiing, he clearly knows a thing or two about keeping his feet firmly on the ground.
In the top flight Aberdeen are doing their best to keep sight of Celtic while in League One it's nip and tuck between Dunfermline and Ayr.