Verb conjugation / Verb form

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Verb conjugation / Verb form

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Good day everyone,
I have a question for verb conjugation of this sentence:

Consider the ill-fated investor who poured all their assets into a single stock, only to watch their fortune evaporate.
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Consider the ill-fated investor who poured all their assets into a single stock, only to watch their fortune evaporated.

Should it be evaporate or evaporated?
Which is better and why?
Thank you very much for your support
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Re: Verb conjugation / Verb form

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#1 is correct.

The construction is [watch + DO + inf.].
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