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English definition of “catch sb's eye”

catch sb's eye

to get someone's attention: A sudden movement caught my eye.Making people excited and interestedInspiration and inspiring C2 to get someone's attention, especially by looking at them: I tried to catch the waiter's eye, so we could order.Making people excited and interestedInspiration and inspiring C2 to be attractive or different enough to be noticed by someone: It was the unusual colour of his jacket that caught my eye.Making people excited and interestedInspiration and inspiring
(Definition of catch sb's eye from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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