Eyes

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

catch eye

Meaning: be noticed by someone

Example: While we were driving down the road, a small shop selling beautiful potteries caught my eye. 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

turn a blind eye

Meaning: deliberately overlook

Example: As a police officer, you cannot turn a blind eye to any of the illegal activities around you. Read on

in the blink of an eye

Meaning: in an instant

Example: In the blink of an eye, the robber disappeared from the bank with a bag full of cash. Read on

crocodile tears

Meaning: shed crocodile tears

Example: She deceived him when he lost everything in his life, now again when he is rich man, she approached him to get together and shedding crocodile tears. Read on

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take it on the chin

Meaning: this is a boxing metaphor meaning don't shy away from difficulty

Example: You're going to have to take it on the chin when your father gets home and sees what you've done. Read on

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