oversee vs overlook : Common Errors in English

About oversee vs overlook

When you oversee the preparation of dinner, you take control and managethe operation closely. But if you overlook the preparation of dinner youforget to prepare the meal entirely—better order pizza.

oversee Meaning(s)

  • (v) watch and direct

overlook Meaning(s)

  • (n) a high place affording a good view
  • (v) look past, fail to notice
  • (v) be oriented in a certain direction
  • (v) leave undone or leave out
  • (v) look down on
  • (v) watch over

oversee in News

  1. Center for Responsible Enterprise and Trade (CREATe.org) Appoints Craig Moss as Chief Operating Officer

    Expert on sustainable supply chains to oversee CREATe Leading Practices, a comprehensive program helping companies address IP protection and Anti-Corruption      WASHINGTON, D.C., March 5, 2013 - The Center ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Thomson Reuters ONE via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Nasdaq Promotes Wittman to Oversee U.S. Stock Markets -- Memo

    Nasdaq Promotes Wittman to Oversee U.S. Stock Markets -- Memo
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Nasdaq

  3. GE taps CFO to oversee streamlining of finance unit

    (Reuters) - General Electric Co on Wednesday tapped Chief Financial Officer Keith Sherin to run its GE Capital unit and help oversee the streamlining of the unit, as the company focuses more on manufacturing. Sherin will replace current GE Capital Chief Executive Officer Mike Neal, who is retiring July 1, the company said. Jeff Bornstein, who is CFO of GE Capital, will become CFO of the entire ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

overlook in News

  1. Overlook seeks hospice volunteers

    FITCHBURG -- If you have the time and heart to share, you could become a valuable part of the Overlook Hospice Team.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Sentinel & Enterprise

  2. Linthicum: Overlook is all abuzz over its Green School status

    Overlook Elementary School recently celebrated its new status as a Maryland Green School with a very buggy assembly.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Maryland Gazette

  3. E3 2013: The Walking Dead DLC, Vita Bundle Announced

    It was easy to overlook the opening moments of Sony’s big E3 press conference last night. While the world was waiting for titles such as Final Fantasy XV and praying that Sony would not follow Microsoft’s draconian DRM scheme, Sony …
    on June 11, 2013 Source: WebProNews

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