These words are often confused in meaning. However, they should be used in different situations.
Look — to look at something directly.
See — to see something that comes into our sight that we weren’t looking for.
Watch — to look at something carefully, usually at something that’s moving.
So, we can “see” something even if we don’t want to, but we can only “look at” something on purpose.
— Stop looking at my private journal.
— I watch the snow falling.
— I don’t play tennis, but I see them playing every day.
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