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We put people of concern on the watch list or the no-fly list, so we have a number of layers of security beyond the airport checkpoint. We gather as much information about a passenger as the law allows without profiling.
John Pistole

Meaning of "on the watch" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ON THE WATCH

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ON THE WATCH

on the table
on the tiles
on the tip of one´s tongue
on the town
on the track of
on the trot
on the turn
on the understanding that
on the up and up
on the upgrade
on the wagon
on the wallaby
on the wane
on the warpath
on the way out
on the whole
on the wind
on the wing
on the wrong foot
on the wrong tack

WORDS THAT END LIKE ON THE WATCH

awatch
birdwatch
catch
deathwatch
digital watch
dogwatch
doomwatch
fob watch
morning watch
neighborhood watch
neighbourhood watch
night watch
officer of the watch
overwatch
quartz watch
stem-winding watch
stopwatch
suicide watch
swatch
watch
wristwatch

Synonyms and antonyms of on the watch in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «on the watch» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ON THE WATCH

Find out the translation of on the watch to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of on the watch from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «on the watch» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

在手表
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

en el reloj
570 millions of speakers

English

on the watch
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

घड़ी पर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

على ساعة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

на часах
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

no relógio
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ঘড়ি উপর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sur la montre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pada jam tangan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

auf der Uhr
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

監視して
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

시계
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ing watch
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trên đồng hồ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வாட்ச்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

घड्याळ वर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Saatin üstünde
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

in guardia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

w zegarku
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

на годиннику
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pe ceas
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

για το ρολόι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

op die horlosie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

på klockan
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

på klokken
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of on the watch

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ON THE WATCH»

The term «on the watch» is very widely used and occupies the 2.508 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ON THE WATCH» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about on the watch

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2 QUOTES WITH «ON THE WATCH»

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Joe Henderson
The results would have stayed on the watch face until the batteries died. But trying to make time stand still this way would have been a mistake. It is just as important to erase times eventually as to save them at first.
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John Pistole
We put people of concern on the watch list or the no-fly list, so we have a number of layers of security beyond the airport checkpoint. We gather as much information about a passenger as the law allows without profiling.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ON THE WATCH»

Discover the use of on the watch in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to on the watch and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Credit Rating Agencies on the Watch List: Analysis of ...
This is complemented with an analysis of guidance from supervisors (ESMA and EBA), IOSCO's recommendations, and US legislation.
Raquel García Alcubilla, Javier Ruiz del Pozo, 2012
2
Terrorist Watch List Screening: Efforts to Help Reduce ...
^The term "misidentification" refers to a person initially matched by a screening agency to a name on the watch list, but upon closer examination, the person is found to not match any watch list record. 3As used in this report, the term "redress " ...
United States, Committee on the Judiciary, Committee on Homeland Security, Congress, Eileen Regen Larence, House
3
The Lady in the Watch
Dennis closed the front cover and pressed the second tab on the watch. This time the back cover flipped open. Inside the back cover was a picture. That's a pretty lady! It must be AD, whoever she is. He scanned the picture briefly, put the watch  ...
Norm Wilson, 2009
4
Vintage Wristwatches
Alarm: An option on the watch that allows you to be no- tified at a pre-set time. Analog: A watch that illustrates the time by pointing to the numbers or markers on the dial. Automatic Wind: A watch that is mechanical, yet winds by the movement  ...
Reyne Haines, 2010
5
Quicken 2008: The Missing Manual
Turning on the Watch checkbox for a security tells Quicken that you want to download price quotes and other information aboutit. Just follow these steps: 1. Press Ctrl+Y (or choose Tools ➝ Security List). The Security List window opens.
Bonnie Biafore, 2007
6
Forty Years a Gambler on the Mississippi
I started the wheel again, and I hope I may never see the back of my neck if she did not stop on the watch again. The boss was dumbfounded. He looked at the wheel, paid me another $100 in gold, and as he paid over the money he looked at ...
George H. Devol, 1996
7
Focus on Terrorism
Then, the center is to check its database to determine whether the individual is indeed on the terrorist watch list or whether the person is misidentified with someone on the watch list. If the person is actually on the terrorist watch list, the Terrorist ...
Edward V. Linden, 2007
8
Terrorism Watch List Screening
person's complaint is related to a potential match to a terrorist watch list record. If the determination is "no" — that is, the person is not actually on the watch list but was misidentified because of a name similarity to someone who is on the ...
‎2008
9
A Narrative of the Shipwreck of the Oswego, on the Coast of ...
It so happened that Pat and the Dane were on the watch ; those two that had done us so much injury, and, in the opinion of several at least, prevented us from getting away in our boat, by their being drunk and asleep when we were discovered ...
Judah Paddock, 1818
10
Rowing News
The face on the watch has big, easy-to-read numbers for both the heart rate and elapsed time functions. If your workouts take you on night runs, or other endeavors with low light, the Circuit Seven has a Night Vision Illumination function that's ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ON THE WATCH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term on the watch is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Siri is sassy on the Apple Watch, too
There are two ways to activate the digital assistant on the watch: address her by saying "Hey Siri" followed by a command, or press and hold ... «Mashable, Jul 15»
2
Apple's secret Android plan for Apple Watch
As the company improves this capacity to run apps on the watch itself in future the device it is twinned to will become less important. More like ... «Computerworld, Jul 15»
3
My favorite Apple Watch apps for July 24, 2015
There are plenty of similar packing apps on the App Store, but so far this one works really well on the watch. Pack on Apple Watch ... «AppAdvice, Jul 15»
4
Allen, Knighten on Manning watch list
Allen was one of three SEC quarterbacks on the watch list, joining Mississippi State's Dak Prescott and Missouri's Maty Mauk. Knighten and ... «Northwest Arkansas News, Jul 15»
5
Dobbs named to Manning Award Watch List
Tyler Bray was the last Tennessee quarterback to be listed on the watch list for the Manning Award, receiving the distinction prior to the start of ... «Local 8 Now, Jul 15»
6
Mizzou's Mauk Named to Manning Award Watch List
Inclusion on the Watch List is not necessary for the quarterbacks to be selected for the honor. Midseason additions to the Watch List will be ... «MUTigers.com, Jul 15»
7
The 5 biggest takeaways of Apple's Q3 2015 quarterly earnings
Cook cops to it, too: “We made the decision back in September not to disclose the shipments on the watch, and that was not a matter of not ... «Macworld, Jul 15»
8
Apple refuses to say how many watches it sold as analysts claim …
'We made a decision in September not to disclose shipments on the Watch, it was a matter of not giving our completition insight on a product ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
9
Highly skeptical: Slapping apps on the Watch
There are so very many ways the Apple Watch is a major disappointment and on Monday, writing for the New York Times, Brian X. Chen ... «Macworld, Jul 15»
10
IBM and Apple partnership brings 10 more iOS enterprise apps
I'm not at all surprised that Facebook hasn't put its news feed on the watch, for example; the engagement level is far too high for a small, ... «ZDNet, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. On the watch [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/on-the-watch>. Apr 2024 ».
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