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keep tabs on

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v keep tabs on keep a record on or watch attentively "The government keeps tabs on the dissidents"
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Idioms

Keep tabs on someone - If you keep tabs on someone, you check, watch and keep a close eye on what they are doing.
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Usage

In literature:

I've been trying to keep tab on the Twins' weight, for it's important that they should gain according to schedule.
"The Prairie Mother" by Arthur Stringer
It counts the whirls we make an' keeps tabs on every day we go backward.
"The Panchronicon" by Harold Steele Mackaye
Now, why the devil should your people keep tabs on me to that extent?
"The Dark Star" by Robert W. Chambers
A man likes ter kinderly keep tabs on a feller he mistrusts.
"The Roof Tree" by Charles Neville Buck
Cummings was keeping tabs on me with a vengeance.
"The Million-Dollar Suitcase" by Alice MacGowan
The sun is my check as it is yours, and I'll keep constant tab on our position.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, November, 1930" by Various
I keep tab on all who come here.
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
I see, you hope to keep tabs on our course by ear, when the eye fails us; is that it, Jack?
"Motor Boat Boys Down the Coast" by Louis Arundel
There's no one to keep constant tab on men in isolated stations.
"The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers" by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
But then those German spies learn a lot of things, and he may have been keeping tabs on Tom and me right along.
"Air Service Boys Over The Enemy's Lines" by Charles Amory Beach
I'm keeping tabs on Cooley.
"John Marsh's Millions" by Charles Klein
His job was to keep tabs on them, and that he would now have an exceptional opportunity to do, he cheered himself.
"Unexplored!" by Allen Chaffee
I've got a man in view I can keep tabs on, and Blodgett'll always be sitting down here seeing you don't get stung.
"The Guarded Heights" by Wadsworth Camp
They wanted to keep tabs on a space project on an island in the Aegean.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
Yuh can't keep tabs on Scotty.
"Paradise Bend" by William Patterson White
I aim to keep tab on the place for a while.
"Signal in the Dark" by Mildred A. Wirt
I don't keep tab on every I-talian dago that comes into the place.
"The Professor's Mystery" by Wells Hastings
Devlin is here, and O'Brien, but they were both outside keeping tabs on strangers.
"Anthony Trent, Master Criminal" by Wyndham Martyn
If you see Jabowski or anyone around, keep tab on 'em.
"Dan Carter and the River Camp" by Mildred A. Wirt
I'm just going to keep tabs on that boat, for fun; and some fine day perhaps I'll have my curiosity satisfied.
"Motor Boat Boys Among the Florida Keys" by Louis Arundel
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In news:

It will be even easier to keep tabs on Christmas cheer sweeping across the.
New Smartphone App keeps tabs on your competition.
Louisiana Tech coach Sonny Dykes might be keeping close tabs on the BCS standings, but he knows that before making plans for January, the Bulldogs need to take care of business in the Western Athletic Conference.
There are apps that advise which supermarkets have good environmental records and apps that keep tabs on restaurants and markets offering sustainable seafood.
Want to be sure to keep tabs on athletes with Minnesota ties competing in the Olympics for Team USA.
NAB points to examples of stations keeping tabs on political spenders and ad claims.
GrubHub 'Track Your Grub ' Lets You Keep Tabs on Your Order.
As Americans went to the polls to elect a new president, US soldiers based in Afghanistan are keeping tabs on the election.
If today's Daily App is not already a part of your hurricane preparation tool kit, and keeping tabs on the weather is of interest, then NOAA SuperRes Radar US+ for iOS is for you.
Of course, the real solution is to have kids keep closer tabs on their money.
"Thousands of cameras keep tabs on Chicago".
New Smartphone App Keeps Tabs on Your Competition.
Bartolon-Velasquez then admitted that he used a 6-foot ladder to climb to the ceiling and plant the phone – only to keep tabs on store employees.
Prenova helps retailers keep tabs on energy systems.
Sentinel reporters and editors keep tabs on all things political .
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In science:

Webcams let people back home keep tabs on both experiment and experimenter.
Astronomy in Antarctica
We also checked the effect on cluster clustering when only the Hubble parameter h is varied, keeping all other parameters fixed as in Tab. 1 (the results are not shown in the Figure).
Predicting the clustering properties of galaxy clusters detectable for the Planck satellite
As in the case of general relativity, we first write down the equation on the stretched horizon keeping the terms which are linear in perturbations and have O(δ−1 ) divergence in tab which gives O(δ−2 ) divergence in the continuity equation.
The Membrane Paradigm for Gauss-Bonnet gravity
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