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eye

noun   //
A1 one of the two organs in your face that you use to see with ojo Sara has black hair and brown eyes. She closed her eyes and fell asleep.
the small hole at the end of a needle that you put the thread through ojo
keep an eye on someone/something
to watch or look after someone or something vigilar a alguien/algo Could you keep an eye on the kids for a moment?
in someone’s eyes
in someone’s opinion para alguien In my parents’ eyes, I’ll always be a child.
cast/run an eye over something
to look at something quickly, often in order to give your opinion about it echar una ojeada a algo Would you cast an eye over our work so far?
have eyes in the back of your head
to know everything that is happening around you tener ojos en el cogote Parents of young children need to have eyes in the back of their heads.
verb   // ( present participle eyeing, present participle US also eying, past tense and past participle eyed)
to look at someone or something with interest mirar The two women eyed each other suspiciously.
(Definition of eye from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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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