Eye

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Definition

an eye: an organ in the head used to see things (most people have two of these!)
noun
as far as the eye can see everywhere in view, as far as the horizon
a black eye a bruised eye
to sleep with one eye open to be careful or vigilant, to watch out
to keep an eye on... to observe.., to monitor...
the apple of my eye the thing that I treasure

to eye: to look at or watch intensely
verb

Examples

  • "Oh my eyes!"
  • "The last person who made me laugh got a needle in his eye."
  • "I mean, very colorful with an ear where the eye should be."
  • "The last vision I have, just before I wake up screaming, is the face of the truck driver, the evil intent in his eyes, and the faint smile on his lips, as tranquil as my yoga master."
  • "Vicar : Ladies and gentlemen, we are gathered here today to celebrate the holy matrimony of two young lovers, eager to forge a union in the eyes of God, which is to last forever and ever."
  • "Philip : But I always thought that aliens had green skin and big eyes and triangle heads, and watched the XXX-files, and you know, abducted humans and stuff."
  • "I brought my eyes wide shut mask and everything!"
  • "The look of love is in your eyes."
  • "As our eyes met for the first time, I felt her looking deep into my soul, a place where no woman had ever penetrated."
  • "Eye witness report by: CLIVE THE BEER VENDOR"

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