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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #33070: See / Look / Watch
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    See / Look / Watch

      SEE                LOOK                 WATCH


    I°  See   (use eyes)   saw   seen

              When your eyes are open you do this without thinking  (a blind person is unable to see)

              With that meaning 'see' is not an action verb and can't be used in the progressive tenses

        You can see the leaning tower from here.

          The moment we saw the house, we knew that we would buy it.


    2° Look (at)  to direct your eyes in order to see, generally for a short time. 

      Look! The plane is taking off.  

       They looked at the graffiti on the wall and laughed.


    Watch  to look at something for a period of time, especially something that is changing or moving.

                      you watch a game, television, a performance, a film...

          They are watching their friends disappear into the distance.

               During their honeymoon every evening they sat and watched the sunset   

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    over there! There is a rainbow.

    Would you like to play again? No thanks, I will just .

    I got the feeling that I was being .

    When I shut my eyes I can strange visions.

    Freddie, Phoebe! Where are you? I can't you.

    Tom, where you are putting your feet! There is mud on the path.

    Where is David? I him leave a few minutes ago.

    Please at the clock and tell me what time it is.

    I like to go to the zoo to the animals when they are eating.

    There are a lot of people a tennis match
    in the central court of Roland Garros.

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