Eyes

bird’s eye view

Meaning: an overview.

Example: You can get a bird's-eye view of the city by going to the topmost floor. Read on

bat an eye

Meaning: to avoid expressing surprise, fear, or shock.

Example: The man didn't bat an eye when the explosions went off around him and bullets zipped past his head. Read on

on the blink

Meaning: to be malfunctioning or not operating correctly.

Example: The computer is on the blink again; I really need to check whether there's a virus causing problems. Read on

blue eyed boy

Meaning: a person who is treated with special favor.

Example: Managers at Apple have been trained against having blue-eyed boys. Read on

blind spot

Meaning: if you have a blind spot about something, you cannot accept or understand it

Example: Please don't point out my "blind spots" to me; I would rather find them on my own. Read on

bull’s eye

Meaning: the center of a target

Example: It can't hurt to go right for the bull's eye - there's nothing wrong with getting things right the first time. Read on

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

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get to know

Meaning: receiving the information

Example: It took me a while to get to know my in-laws and understanding their lifestyle. Read on

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