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watch the store

To monitor a particular place or situation, usually while someone is away. Will 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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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.
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.
After all, someone should have been watching the store besides that male Mata Hari, Wen Ho Lee.