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could have, would have, should haveExpressing regret at something that cannot now be changed.Rate it:

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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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have one's eye onto seek, pursueRate 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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Appendix:Snowclones/if Eskimos have N words for snow, X have Y words for ZUsed to suggest by analogy that Y has frequent interaction with Z or spends substantial time thinking about Z. Often used with other language, country or region stereotypes.Rate it:

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better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at allHaving experience of love, even if it ended, is better than having no experience of love.Love is worthwhile despite the pain involved in separation.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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one in the eye forAn event or achievement which is unpleasant for someone, especially for those who considered it impossible or unwelcome; an annoyance.Rate it:

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take one's eye off the ballTo lose one's concentration on what is most important.Rate it:

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twinkle in one's daddy's eyeOf a person, not yet conceived, particularly when referring to a time period preceding their conception.Rate it:

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twinkle in one's father's eyeA notional look of anticipation or hope (either for sex or a child) in one's father's eyes at or around the time of one's conception.Rate it:

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have one's head up one's assTo be oblivious to the real state of things, from either stupidity or stubbornness.Rate it:

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have one's mind about oneTo be composed or lucid.Rate it:

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have one's wits about oneTo remain calm, composed, or aware.Rate it:

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have one's work cut out for oneTo face a large task or project.Rate it:

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eagle eyeA close attention to detail.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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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 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 a watchful eye!Expect someone or something or anything:Rate it:

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keep an eye openTo maintain vigilance for a possibly dangerous situation.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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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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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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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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better than a poke in the eyeAlternative form of better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stickRate it:

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better than a poke in the eye with a burnt stickAlternative form of better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stickRate it:

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better than a poke in the eye with a rusty nailAlternative form of better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stickRate it:

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better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stickBetter than nothing; not unsatisfactory but also not a reason for enthusiastic excitement.Rate it:

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better than a poke in the eye with a shitty stickAlternative form of better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stickRate it:

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

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bird's-eye viewthe view from directly or high aboveRate 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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eagle eyeSomeone with good eyesightRate it:

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

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