One's eyes on

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Definition

to have one's eyes on (something, doing something): to pay close attention to (something); to have the desire or the ambition to do (something)
idiom
He has his eyes on becoming the President of the United States.

Examples

  • "Southside Johnny is loyal to the family, but I got to look out for British Bob, because he's got his eyes on becoming the new Don."
  • "We also offer 2 months of paternity leave, which may be of interest if you have your eye on a potential father from the staff!"

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