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Translation of "eye" - English-Spanish dictionary

eye

noun /ai/
the part of the body with which one sees ojo Open your eyes She has blue eyes. anything like or suggesting an eye, eg the hole in a needle, the loop or ring into which a hook connects etc. ojo; agujero a talent for noticing and judging a particular type of thing buen ojo She has an eye for detail/colour/beauty. eyeball noun the whole rounded structure of the eye. globo ocular the part of the eye between the eyelids. pupila eyebrow noun the curved line of hair above each eye. ceja eye-catching adjective striking or noticeable, especially if attractive llamativo an eye-catching advertisement. eyelash noun one of the (rows of) hairs that grow on the edge of the eyelids pestaña She looked at him through her eyelashes. eyelet /-lit/ noun a small hole in fabric etc for a cord etc. ojete eyeliner noun a type of make-up which you put along the edges of your eyelids lápiz de ojos She is wearing black eyeliner. eyelid noun the movable piece of skin that covers or uncovers the eye. párpado eye-opener noun something that reveals an unexpected fact etc revelación Our visit to their office was a real eye-opener – they are so inefficient! eye-piece noun the part of a telescope etc to which one puts one’s eye. ocular eyeshadow noun a kind of coloured/colored make-up worn around the eyes. sombra de ojos eyesight noun the ability to see vista I have good eyesight. eyesore noun something (eg a building) that is ugly to look at. monstruosidad eye-witness noun a person who sees something (eg a crime) happen testigo ocular Eye-witnesses were questioned by the police. before/under one’s very eyes in front of one, usually with no attempt at concealment delante de los propios ojos It happened before my very eyes. be up to the eyes in to be very busy or deeply involved in or with estar hasta el cuello de algo She’s up to the eyes in work. close one’s eyes to to ignore (especially something wrong) hacer la vista gorda a algo She closed her eyes to the children’s misbehaviour. in the eyes of in the opinion of a ojos de alguien You’ve done no wrong in the eyes of the law. keep an eye on to watch closely no perder de vista Keep an eye on the patient’s temperature. to look after vigilar Keep an eye on the baby while I am out! lay/set eyes on to see, especially for the first time poner los ojos encima I wish I’d never set eyes on her! raise one’s eyebrows to (lift one’s eyebrows in order to) show surprise. levantar las cejas see eye to eye to be in agreement estar de acuerdo con alguien We’ve never seen eye to eye about this matter. with an eye to something with something as an aim con la intención de hacer algo He’s doing this with an eye to promotion. with one’s eyes open with full awareness of what one is doing con los ojos abiertos I knew what the job would involve – I went into it with my eyes open.
(Definition of eye from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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