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    #1

    Follow/track/watch the weather

    Hello.

    I want to say someone to control the weather (it's getting worse).
    What verb should I use in this case: follow, track or watch the weather?

    Thank you.

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    Re: Follow/track/watch the weather

    I'm not sure what you mean.

    I can only say that 'control the weather' is wrong: nobody can do that.

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    Re: Follow/track/watch the weather

    'Control' doesn't mean 'check' in English, though it does in some European languages. Controlar (Sp) , controllare (It).
    You can watch the weather. Tracking is for something specific, eg. you can track a cyclone, hurricane, tornado...
    If you want to use check, you'd have to keep checking it.

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    #4

    Re: Follow/track/watch the weather

    I mean 'check' the weather (for example, see the temperature online).

    Can I also say 'monitor the weather'?
    What about 'follow the weather' in the meaning 'check the weather'?

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    Re: Follow/track/watch the weather

    Yes, 'monitor' is OK. 'Follow' should work too.

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