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    Thumbs up See & Observe

    Hello! could you please explain me what's the difference between to see and to observe?

    Thanks in advance


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    Re: See & Observe

    To observe is to follow with your eyes in order to learn something; e.g., she is observing them.
    To see is to use your eyes; e.g., he sees them.
    To watch involves eye movement; e.g., they are watching the game.
    To look involves direction; e.g., we looked at it.

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