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What is the difference between 'watch' and 'see'?

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qq_babySuper Member!

Taiwan

Hi,

What is the difference between 'watch' and 'see'? I'm not sure how to use it… Please help me.

12:37 AM Nov 13 2008 |

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Teacher AmySuper Member!

United States

See: perceive something with our eyes. Any time our eyes are open, we see things. "When I entered the kitchen, I saw a pile of dirty dishes in the sink."

 Watch: look at something carefully and with attention, usually over a longer period of time. "I watched a funny movie last night." 

04:59 PM Nov 13 2008 |