watch this space


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watch this space

Pay attention to what I have just mentioned, because I expect something to happen soon; stay tuned. I just heard we may be getting bonuses, so watch this space.
See also: space, this, watch

watch this space

1. People say watch this space to show that more information about something will be given in the future. Plans are afoot to run short courses there, so watch this space and the magazine's advertisement pages. John has one or two ideas for next year, so watch this space.
2. People say watch this space to show that things might change in the future or that something might happen in the future. A review of the legislation is currently in progress, so watch this space. We're hoping to make Jam In The Park a yearly event, so watch this space.
See also: space, this, watch

watch this space

used to indicate that further developments are expected and more information will be given later. informal
The space referred to here is a section of a newspaper available for a specific purpose, especially for advertising.
1979 Julian Rathbone The Euro-Killers Where is he? Watch this space for exciting revelations in the next few days.
See also: space, this, watch

watch this ˈspace

(informal) used in orders, to tell somebody to wait for more news about something to be announced: I can’t tell you any more right now, but watch this space.
See also: space, this, watch
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Do you have any tips for teachers on how to incorporate Watch This Space into their lesson plans?
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Watch this space, as we'll soon be publishing a full rundown of how your players scored and the name of the winner of our super pounds 25,000 top prize, plus the winner of the pounds 5,000 runner-up prize.
It's still unconfirmed, but watch this space for further developments.
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Well we'll soon find out as next week I'll give it a go on my own car to see if it really can do what the manufacturer claims - so watch this space.
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Watch this space and as long as his wrist recovers, he's a certainty.
Watch this space because you will be seeing more of me.
Watch this space and see what our Scottish Executive makes of it.
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