eye translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "eye" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun /ai/
the part of the body with which one sees
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.
eyebrow noun the curved line of hair above each eye.
eye-catching adjective striking or noticeable, especially if attractive
an eye-catching advertisement.
eyelash noun one of the (rows of) hairs that grow on the edge of the eyelids
She looked at him through her eyelashes.
eyelet /-lit/ noun a small hole in fabric etc for a cord etc.
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.
eye-opener noun something that reveals an unexpected fact etc
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.
eyeshadow noun a kind of coloured/colored make-up worn around the eyes.
sombra de ojos
eyesight noun the ability to see
I have good eyesight.
eyesore noun something (eg a building) that is ugly to look at.
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
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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