keep sight of (someone or something)

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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

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

keep sight of somebody/something

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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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Now put them everywhere so you keep sight of them - stick them to the fridge, post them on Facebook, make them into your screen saver or set a reminder on your phone every day.
Bolton have run rings round most of the First Division this season and are so far ahead in the promotion race the chasing pack need a powerful telescope to keep sight of them.