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.
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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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Check out this Q&A with Dyer to learn more about the author, the book and how you can use Watch This Space in your classroom:
Each performance begins with the phrase "And as the sun sets slowly on the West." Warnings and jokes are interpolated throughout: "Watch this space"; "Forewarned is forearmed"; "You will see stars"; "The end is very near." The messages operate on several levels.
The Labour leader urged voters to "watch this space" despite opinion polls putting his party as much as 24 points behind the Tories ahead of the June 8 vote.
Excitingly, it is the first exhibition of art and photography called Light Work by the group Watch This Space.
He will be appearing in Coventry City Council's free show Watch This Space in the Upper Precinct in Coventry city centre.
And there's rumours of a new tour, so watch this space...
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The event, held at Twyn y Wern playing fields, near Pontypridd, was organised by Business in the Community as part of Watch This Space - a business education initiative to support the period between pupils leaving primary school and starting secondary school.
The second Watch This Space scheme was launched recently by Business in the Community.
If they don't address it soon, it truly will be a case of "watch this space" - a big space where M&S used to be.
Watch this space because next week Liz Trainor, another tough talking columnist, will tell it to you as it is.
He said he has been in discussions for a huge show to tie in with the new Millennium, adding: "Watch this space".
Check out the album on iTunes and watch this space for when we get round to reviewing it properly...
Watch this Space can be seen every Saturday at Millennium Place from noon and offers national acts ranging from mechanical robots, acrobats and crazy comedy through to Coventry's own Community Circus.
He said: 'Watch this space. I'm a person who rises to the challenge.