watch the shop

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watch the shop

To monitor a particular place or situation, usually while the person who normally does so is away. Would you watch the shop while I'm in this meeting? One of the suspects remained at the entranceway to watch the shop while the other two began loading the stolen goods into the truck.
See also: shop, watch
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Before the series took a break for the summer, viewers were left on a cliff edge as they watched the shop go up in flames.
We've watched the shop grow from a hole in the ground to an impressive shell and the fit-out is one of the final step towards completion.
Simon Clapham, development construction manager for John Lewis, said: "The last 18 months have been incredibly exciting, as we've watched the shop grow from a hole in the ground to a fantastic shell.