keep (close) tabs on

keep (close) tabs on
keep (close) tabs on informal phrase
to watch someone carefully to see what they do, or to watch something carefully

The police have been keeping close tabs on the organization.

Thesaurus: to watch someone or somethingsynonym
Main entry: tab

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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