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  1. Yourjones
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    watch the news and the cartoon

    Hello

    Can I say

    "Let's watch/see the news now on TV" and "There are two cartoon stories on this USB key. Which one do you want to watch/see"?

    Thanks.

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    Re: watch the news and the cartoon

    All of the possibilities are correct and natural. In my dialect watch is more common than see.

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    Re: watch the news and the cartoon

    We use "watch" and "see" in slightly different ways when referring to films and TV shows.

    Have you seen Game of Thrones?
    I watched the first couple of episodes but I didn't really like it. I haven't seen/watched it since then.

    Let's go to the cinema tonight.
    OK. What do you want to see?
    Star Wars, of course!

    I watched a great film on TV last night.
    What was it?
    The Towering Inferno.
    I've seen that about twenty times!
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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