keep tabs on

keep tabs on
Australian Slang
keep account of or a check on: 'keep tabs on your expenses'

English dialects glossary. 2013.

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  • keep\ tabs\ on — • keep tab on • keep tabs on v. phr. informal 1. To keep a record of. The government tries to keep tabs on all the animals in the park. 2. To keep a watch on; check. The house mother kept tabs on the girls to be sure they were clean and neat.… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • keep tabs on — (someone/something) to watch a person or a situation carefully. Websites use software that keeps tabs on who visits the site. Once you buy a stock, you need to keep tabs on it …   New idioms dictionary

  • keep tabs on — (something/someone) to watch a person or a situation carefully so that you always know what they are doing or what is happening. I like to keep tabs on my bank balance so that I don t get overdrawn. I get the feeling he s keeping tabs on me and… …   New idioms dictionary

  • Keep tabs on — keep account of or a check on: keep tabs on your expenses …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • keep tabs on — ► keep tabs on informal monitor the activities of. Main Entry: ↑tab …   English terms dictionary

  • keep tabs on — verb keep a record on or watch attentively The government keeps tabs on the dissidents • Hypernyms: ↑watch, ↑observe, ↑follow, ↑watch over, ↑keep an eye on • Verb Frames: Somebody s something …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep tabs on — verb to monitor; to keep track of; to watch If you are careful to keep tabs on your finances, you should be able to stay within a budget …   Wiktionary

  • keep tabs on — watch and write notes, keep track of    Who keeps tabs on expenses? Who has the receipts? …   English idioms

  • keep tabs on — watch or check, keep under observation They have been keeping tabs on the spending of the sales department …   Idioms and examples

  • keep tabs on — Vrb phrs. To keep informed about …   English slang and colloquialisms

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