A watched pot never boils - Some things work out in their own time, so being impatient and constantly checking will just make things seem longer.
Don't know whether to wind a watch or bark at the moon - If you don't know what to do, you don't know whether to wind a watch or bark at the moon.
On my watch - If someoething happens on your watch, you are responsible for it as you were in charge.
Watch grass grow - If something is like watching grass grow, it is really boring.
Watch your back - If someone is after your job, or wants to harm you in any way, you need to "watch your back" to metaphorically see what is going on behind you
Watch your six - (USA) This idiom means that you should look behind you for dangers coming that you can't see.
Watching paint dry - If something is like watching paint dry, it is really boring.
It seemed to be watching her sullenly as a small child watches an intruder.
"Stubble" by George Looms
He merely drew his blanket a little closer, and resolved that one pair of eyes should watch as well as two had watched before.
"The Border Watch" by Joseph A. Altsheler
With growing uneasiness he watched old Frank go to Earle, tail depressed, eyes troubled.
"Frank of Freedom Hill" by Samuel A. Derieux
Generally used to distinguish the watch on deck, and those off the watch.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
From the ground the wife and mother watched motionless with wide eyes.
"The Huntress" by Hulbert Footner
The people on the sidewalks stood still and watched.
"Jim Spurling, Fisherman" by Albert Walter Tolman
To those watching from the cliff, it looked like a moving forest.
"The Later Cave-Men" by Katharine Elizabeth Dopp
After a pause, Lord Henry pulled out his watch.
"The Picture of Dorian Gray" by Oscar Wilde
Somewhat crestfallen the boy slipped to the stool and for a few moments remained immovable, watching the workman's busy fingers.
"Christopher and the Clockmakers" by Sara Ware Bassett
He was watching, watching, with every faculty alert.
"The Watchers of the Plains" by Ridgewell Cullum
You can watch a thief, but you can't watch a liar.
"The Beth Book" by Sarah Grand
I watched her admiringly.
"The Master Mummer" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
Looking at his watch, he saw that it was nearly two o'clock.
"Empire" by Clifford Donald Simak
It seemed to watch the lessening candle, just as I myself watched it.
"Hushed Up" by William Le Queux
All through the next day they stood watch and watch at the shack, ready for the attack which they expected to develop sooner or later.
"The Black Buccaneer" by Stephen W. Meader
I only wished you to watch, and you have watched to good purpose.
"The Cryptogram" by James De Mille
She had not slept all last night, and she had waited and watched through the day.
"Shaman" by Robert Shea
The four set up watches, two to a watch, four hours at a stretch.
"The Pirates of Shan" by Harold Leland Goodwin
He watched and watched; but Kiopo always eluded him at the coming-on of dusk.
"Dusty Star" by Olaf Baker
A glance at his watch told him he had over an hour and a half before dinner.
"The Caves of Fear" by John Blaine
Then shall they find me
Close at thy head
Watching or fainting,
Sleeping or dead.
"True Love" by Elizabeth Eleanor Siddal
Sleep, little darlin', sleep;
God watch o'er thee!
Thou'rt o' that's left i'th world
To comfort me!
"Cradle Song" by Edwin Waugh
For now at whiles I meet
In eves of weariness
Your sweetly watchful eyes
That know my still distress;
"Change" by Clark Ashton Smith
If you see a dreamy light,
'Tis the Christ-Child's eyes;
I believe he watches us,
Wonderful and wise.
"In The Trenches" by Katherine Hale
And I who am lying watching,
With a dreamer's idle eye,
The changes coming and going
Between the earth and sky.
"Shadow And Sunshine" by Alexander Anderson
The clouds in woe hang far and dim;
I look again, and lo,
Only a faint and shadow line
Of shore--I watch it go.
"Last Sight Of Land" by Cale Young Rice
Watching this video kind of makes me sad to watch regular American football.
How We Watch What We Watch.
Watching this video is a lot like watching the Jerry Springer Show.
For the purpose of avid watch fans along with connoisseurs Patek Phillippe and its particular exceptional number of watches always have got great fantasy.
If you can handle watching the human body bend in the wrong direction then this may be hard to watch.
If Big Brother 's going to watch, he should watch everybody.
Welcome to Watch List, where we identify five things on TV to watch while you stay at home and prank call LeBron James LET'S GO.
Last night's Victoria Secret Fashion Show was awesome Uhhh I watched just to see Bieber, Rihanna, and Bruno Mars perform yup, that's why I watched.only reason promise.
There'll be more people watching this game tonight than perhaps have ever watched anything to do with Towson University in our history, going back 146 years.
I watched PBS's convention coverage for fear if Mitt Romney gets elected we might not get the chance to watch PBS.
Severe Watches (data updates when new watches are issued or cancelled).
Excessive Heat Watch Flood Watch.
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Flash Flood Watch.
I have lots of friends who can just sit and watch and watch and watch, hour after hour, the reality shows.
While most kids were watching Sesame Street and Barney, I was watching Child's Play and Friday the 13th.
It is composed of sensitive information: the rating that an individual gives to a particular movie (and the very fact that he watched said movie) can be possibly compromising information.
Beating Randomized Response on Incoherent Matrices
The Gaia alert system group also proposes to activate and maintain a watch list, providing data for ob jects known to be interesting and important to follow-up (e.g.
The impact of Gaia and LSST on binary stars and exo-planets
The probability that a veriﬁer V accepts an input string w (i.e. ends up in qa ) as the result of watching a debate π between P1 and P0 presented to it through the reading cells as described above is denoted by P (a)w (V, π) . P (r)w (V, π) denotes the probability that V rejects w in such a scenario.
Checking generalized debates with small space and randomness
We then computed the speed of the resulting front by watching the point at which ψi = 0.01.
Selection, Stability and Renormalization
Capabilities include setting breakpoints, watching variables, array visualization, and monitoring process status.
Cluster Computing White Paper
This has not yet been observed, but the limits are now rather close to theoretical expectations, “watch this spot”.
MESON2000 Conference Summary
An interesting proposal was made for a gamma ray watch in the 1-100 GeV range combining different ground experiments such as Chacaltaya, MILAGRO and the Auger Observatory.
Summary: ZeV Air Showers. Where do we Stand?
Upcoming experiments mapping out the accurate ﬂuctuation spectrum, and particular polarization measurements capable of separating out the gravity wave spectrum, will be very interesting to watch.
Accretion physics plays a role in all of these sub ject areas—we learn about neutron stars and black holes by watching matter fall onto (or into) them.
X-ray Spectroscopy of Accretion Disks and Stellar Winds in X-Ray Binaries
We should watch the development in this ﬁeld in the future.
Strange Quark Matter Theory
As this is a large ﬁeld, I would like to comment on just a few items which I consider especially worth watching in the next few years. (1) The muon’s g − 2 value can get big contributions in some SUSY models.
Moriond QCD 2007 - Theory Summary
In order to experience the moves directly, I suggest making a knot out of a rigid material such as thick wire and watch the knot as you move your point of view.
Classical Knot Theory
This is a situation which bears further watching.
Supersymmetry Phenomenology With a Broad Brush
If you watch the initial activity closely, however, and pick out some of the interesting dynamical structures that arise, you can “build” conﬁgurations containing constructs such as the ones in Figure 1.4c.
They had been designed for interacting and experimenting with small 2D systems that you could watch on a monitor.