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watch the store

To monitor a particular place or situation, usually while the person who normally does so is away. Would you watch the store while I'm in this meeting? One of the suspects remained at the entranceway to watch the store while the other two began loading the stolen goods into the truck.
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Then he raises himself on his elbow and asks in an almost ringing, almost demanding tone, "Who's watching the store?" (1)
Magistrates heard that the offence was seen by a security officer watching the store's CCTV footage from the camera room.
I had been watching the store go up that autumn, waiting for the time to be right.
IT ALL ADS UP Lewis was impressed after watching the store's new promo, right
Becker said a factor in the collapse of various corporates was the passivity of members who assumed that somebody else-regulators, boards, somebody-was watching the store. "Before, everybody trusted everybody else to watch.
Three people were detained at the scene, two after they were seen watching the store just before the explosion and videotaping it, police officials said in conversations overheard by a reporter from The New York Times.
Taylor believes the man had been watching the store, since a retired state trooper had just left and the Oakham police had driven by a few minutes earlier.
"It's quite surreal watching the store develop before my eyes," said manager Malcolm Kingswell , who has worked at the St David's Centre store for six years.
Det Sgt Iftekhar Ahmed said: "We are confident the group may have been watching the store in the run-up to the incident.
She has been watching the store be created by its new owner.
It's who is watching the store. If future scandals are related to finance and financial accountability, it will be difficult to defend ourselves when we regularly put men in charge of substantial human and fiscal resources with no training or aptitude for the responsibilities.
Hahn ("Cybersecurity: Who's Watching the Store?" Issues, Spring 2003) give an excellent overview of the cybersecurity challenges facing the nation today.
We're really monitoring and watching the store on a 24/7 basis, and if there are refrigeration cases that trend out of control, we can notify the store and dispatch technicians.
While a partnership with a third-party retail marketing company will take time and resources, it will answer the question who is watching the store - the real store.