Learn English Irregular Verbs - Oversee

oversee /ˌoʊvɚˈsiː/

  • to watch and direct (an activity, a group of workers, etc.) in order to be sure that a job is done correctly:

    As marketing manager, her job is to oversee all the company's advertising.
    Due to the age of the site, an archaeologist oversaw the initial work done to clear the bones from the ground surface.
    The design and construction was overseen by the newly hired manager.

Past simple

  • oversaw  /ˌoʊvɚˌsɑː/

Past participle

  • overseen  /ˌoʊvɚˌsiːn/

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