Bedeutung von “eye” — Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk //
Extra Examples
an eye testI've got a bit of grit in my eye.Laura has got beautiful blue eyes.She was looking straight into his eyes.Don't open your eyes yet.

A1 one of the two organs in your face, which you use to see with:

Sara has black hair and brown eyes.
She closed her eyes and drifted off to sleep.

the small hole at the end of a needle, which you put the thread through

have an eye for sth

to be good at noticing a particular type of thing:

Your son has a very good eye for detail.
keep your/an eye on sb/sth

B2 to watch or look after someone or something:

Could you keep an eye on this pan of soup for a moment?
have your eye on sth informal

to want something and intend to get it:

Jane's got her eye on that new advertising job.
can't keep/take your eyes off sb/sth

to be unable to stop looking at someone or something because they are so attractive or interesting:

He couldn't take his eyes off her all night.
lay/set eyes on sb/sth

to see someone or something for the first time:

They fell in love the moment they laid eyes on each other.
look sb in the eye/eyes

to look at someone in a direct way, without showing fear or shame:

Look me in the eye and say that you didn't steal it.
in sb's eyes

B2 in someone's opinion:

In my parents' eyes, I'll always be a child.

(Definition von “eye noun” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)