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eye for an eyeCompensation for injury caused by a person, in the form of inflicting of an identical injury on that person.Rate it:

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eye for an eye, a tooth for a toothCompensation for injury caused by a person, in the form of inflicting of an identical injury on that person.Rate it:

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see eye to eyeTo agree with someone; to concur; to get along.Rate it:

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it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of godThe rich can afford more immoral behavior than the poor.Rate it:

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apple of somebody's eyeA favourite, a particular preference, or a loved one; the object of somebody's affections.Rate it:

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apple of someone's eyeA favourite, a particular preference, or a loved one; the object of somebody's affections.Rate it:

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beauty is in the eye of the beholderIndividuals have different inclinations on what is beautiful. Individuals have different beauty standards.Rate it:

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bird's-eye viewThe view from directly or high above.Rate it:

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black eyefacial injuryRate it:

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blink of an eyeA very short period of time; quickly.Rate it:

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bull's eyesweetRate it:

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bulls eyedirect hitRate it:

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camel through the eye of a needleHyperbole to illustrate that something is almost impossible to do or to happen.Rate it:

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catch someone's eyeTo capture someone's attention.Rate it:

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catch the eyeTo attract the attentionRate it:

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dry eyeAn eye which is not crying, i.e. someone emotionally unmoved.Rate it:

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dry eyeKeratoconjunctivitis sicca , an eye disease caused by decreased tear production.Rate it:

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eagle eyegood eyesightRate it:

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eagle eyeSomeone with good eyesightRate it:

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eagle eyeA close attention to detail.Rate it:

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easy on the eyeAlternative form of easy on the eyes.Rate it:

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every shut eye isn't asleepOne must be careful, because some people who seem not to be paying attention are actually paying attention.Rate it:

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eye candyA very attractive person or persons, or the salient visible physical attributes of same.Rate it:

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eye candyAny object or sight with considerable visual appeal.Rate it:

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eye of the beholderThe evaluation depending on perception of person who sees and considers.Rate it:

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eye sexA lustful or sexually-charged glance exchanged between two people.Rate it:

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eye shadowcosmetic itemRate it:

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eye toothcanineRate it:

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eye upTo examine closely something coveted.Rate it:

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give someone the eyeTo show flirtatious signs with the eye.Rate it:

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have an eye forTo have good taste; to have the ability to discriminate or identify quality.Rate it:

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have one's eye onto seek, pursueRate it:

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in a pig's eyeVery unlikely; probably never.Rate it:

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in the blink of an eyeAlternative form of in the wink of an eye.Rate it:

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in the twinkling of an eyeCirca 1598, William Shakespeare, "The Merchant Of Venice".Rate it:

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in the twinkling of an eyeImmediately; instantaneously.Rate it:

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in the wink of an eyeinstantaneously, extremely quicklyRate it:

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it is all fun and games until someone loses an eyeRough play results in injury.Rate it:

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keep a weather eye openTo be alert; to concentrate on a matter in hand.Rate it:

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keep a weather eye openTo maintain a background awareness of something; to remain alert to changes without it occupying your full attention.Rate it:

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keep an eye onTo watch and pay attention to.Rate it:

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keep an eye openTo maintain vigilance for a possibly dangerous situation.Rate it:

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keep an eye openTo maintain vigilance for someone or something.Rate it:

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keep an eye outTo watch for, look for, or search for.Rate it:

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keep an eye peeledTo look out attentively.Rate it:

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keep one's eye on the ballMy ethos has always been to be very straight with people, tell it as it is. It doesn't often make people happy but I found that over a period of time it's better to be that way. So being straight, also being very focused on your objectives, keep your eye on the ball and not get deflected away from it.Rate it:

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keep one's eye on the ballTo maintain one's concentration fixed on one important theme.Rate it:

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keep your eye on the ballRemain Focused, Determined, AlertRate it:

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magic eyeUsed other than as an idiom: see magic, eye.Rate it:

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magic eyeAn autostereogram.Rate it:

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