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English definition of “eye sth up”

eye sth up

informal phrasal verb with eye     // verb [T] (present participle eyeing or eying, past tense and past participle eyed)
to look closely at something that you are interested in: I saw you eyeing up that chocolate cake.Using the eyesEyesight, glasses and lensesThe eye and surrounding areaPerceptive
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