8 WATCH [transitive] to watch a television programme, play, film etc
Did you see that programme on monkeys last night?
We’re going to see ‘Romeo and Juliet’ tonight.
1 LOOK [intransitive, transitive] to look at someone or something for a period of time, paying attention to what is happening
Do you mind if I watch?
We sat and watched the sunset.
watch carefully/closely/intently etc
He watched helplessly as Paula fell into the icy water.
Watch carefully. You may learn something.
watch (somebody/something) with interest/amusement/delight etc
Harriet watched him with interest.
watch somebody/something do/doing something
I watched him go, then went home.
Ruth could not bear to watch her parents arguing.
watch to do something
I watched to see how he’d react.
watch television/a film etc
The debate was watched by 97 million viewers.
Most parents don’t know what their kids are watching on TV.
watch what/how/when etc
It’s useful to watch how other pilots handle the glider.
So, how do native speakers say, for example, when a dad talks to his little child?:
Do you want to go see or watch some birds?