Eyes

more than meets the eye

Meaning: not as simple as it looks

Example: I had done some research, but there's more to the subject than meets the eye. Read on

eye candy

Meaning: attractive visually but uninteresting in other ways

Example: The company website was pure eye candy because it looks good, but nothing is interesting when you dig deeper. Read on

not believe eyes

Meaning: shock or surprise at something you see or hear

Example: My fiancé is with someone else - I can't believe my eyes. Read on

blind as a bat

Meaning: unconscious to something

Example: Maria is so in love, she is as blind as a bat when it comes to Mark’s rude behavior. Read on

look forward

Meaning: to eagerly await something

Example: I am looking forward to seeing my best friend next weekend. I have not seen him for six months. Read on

a sight for sore eyes

Meaning: a way of saying that you are happy to see someone

Example: I can't believe that I haven't seen you in a year! You are a sight for sore eyes. Read on

blowing smoke

Meaning: blows smoke in your face

Example: I know your motives behind this act; don't try to blow smoke in my eyes. Read on

beauty is in the eye of the beholder

Meaning: different people have different ideas and views about what is beautiful

Example: I don't see why he finds her attractive, I think she is downright ugly; but, beauty is in the eye of the beholder, as they say. Read on

see eye to eye

Meaning: to agree fully with someone

Example: Though they work as a team, they often don't see eye to eye on most issues. Read on

throw dust in eyes

Meaning: to mislead somebody

Example: She threw dust in the eyes of the jeweler by pretending to be a well-to-do lady, and then stole the jewellery. Read on

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