Meaning of “catch sb's eye” in the English Dictionary


"catch sb's eye" in English

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catch sb's eye

to get someone's attention:

C2 to get someone's attention, especially by looking at them:

I tried to catch the waiter's eye, so we could order.

C2 to be attractive or different enough to be noticed by someone:

It was the unusual colour of his jacket that caught my eye.

(Definition of “catch sb's eye” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)