This eye idioms list will be updated whenever I create a new mini lesson that includes some of these expressions.
It's easiest to remember idioms if you try to practice them yourself. At the bottom of this page is a place where you can write your own sentence. If you do, I'll be sure to give you feedback. :)
apple of one's eye: someone or something that is very important to someone; someone or something that they like very much.
a bird’s-eye view: a view from above something (just like the view a bird would see when flying over something).
catch someone’s eye: to attract or capture someone’s attention.
cry one's eyes out: to cry very hard; or cry for a long time.
have an eye for something: to be good at noticing and appreciating something.
have one’s eye on someone: to carefully watch someone.
have one’s eye on something: to like something and want to obtain it.
in the public eye: to be visible and known by many people in a community.
out of the public eye: to not be seen or known by many people in a community.
keep an (one’s) eye on someone/something: to carefully watch someone/something.
keep an (one’s) eye out (for someone/something): to watch carefully to see someone/something.
keep one’s eyes peeled for something: to watch carefully to see something.
keep one’s eye on the ball: to concentrate fully on doing something.
more (to someone/something) than meets the eye: there is some additional information than what is currently known.
not a dry eye (in the house): everyone is emotional and/or crying.
not bat an eye / eyelid: to not react to something.
see eye to eye: to agree with someone about something.
not see eye to eye: to not agree with someone.
turn a blind eye (to something): to ignore something.
up to one's eyeballs in something: to be very busy or involved with something or to have a lot of something.
raise (some / a few) eyebrows: to cause people to notice and disapprove of someone or something.
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As they say, practice makes perfect. Please try to write your own sample sentence below in the comments. I will give you feedback so you can be sure you have used the idiom correctly.