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What difference si there between "watch" and "see"? Are they always interchangeable?

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    To see something is to view it, more casual and unintentional. Such as did you see that bird fly by?

    'Watch' is done with intent, you are watching that person/ object on purpose. "Such as i watched her while she walked past me" or "I watched the television".

    Watch - look forward
    see - receive visual information

    The difference between "see" and "watch" is that we normally "watch" something that occurs over a period of time, as opposed to "see". We watch athletic events, for example. We watch television. "Watch what happens when I light the fuse".

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