SEEING [C] › one of the two organs in your face, which you use to see with: Sara has black hair and brown eyes. She closed her eyes and drifted off to sleep. NEEDLE [C] › the small hole at the end of a needle, that you put the thread through
have an eye for sth › to be good at noticing a particular type of thing: Your son has a very good eye for detail.
keep your/an eye on sb/sth › to watch or look after someone or something: Could you keep an eye on this pan of soup for a moment?
have your eye on sth informal › to want something and intend to get it: Jane's got her eye on that new advertising job.
can't keep/take your eyes off sb/sth › to be unable to stop looking at someone or something because they are so attractive or interesting: He couldn't take his eyes off her all night.
lay/set eyes on sb/sth › to see someone or something for the first time: They fell in love the moment they laid eyes on each other.
look sb in the eye/eyes › to look at someone in a direct way, without showing fear or shame: Look me in the eye and say that you didn't steal it.
in sb's eyes › in someone's opinion: In my parents' eyes, I'll always be a child. → See also black eye