Keep one’s eyes on the ball
have eyes bigger than your stomach Unfortunately, it’s easy to put on weight if you have eyes bigger than your stomach because you desire more food than you can eat.
I remember one crazy night when my best friend had eyes bigger than his stomach. He ordered more than six different meals! have eyes in the back of one’s head If you have eyes in the back of your head, you are be able to see what is going on. This can be frustrating because others might think they are being secretive and are not noticed.
My mom had eyes in the back of her head. I never got away with anything.
Do you have eyes in the back of your head? How did you notice that? hit the bull’s-eye When a person hits the bull’seye, they hit the centre of the target. This expression is also used figuratively to express an impressive result.
I think we hit the bull’s-eye with our new product line. You’ve hit the bull’s-eye by getting that job. in the public eye If you are in the public eye, you are in a position where the public can observe your actions, so be very careful!
You’ll be in the public eye if you take that job. Hollywood actors are all in the public eye. keep one’s eye on the ball People who can keep their eye on the ball remain concentrated, especially in a work situation.
You need to keep your eye on the ball no matter how long it takes to succeed.
His ability to keep his eye on the ball assured his eventual success. turn a blind eye to someone or something Unfortunately, some people turn a blind eye to someone and show that they are willingly to ignore something wrong. Just turn a blind eye to Ted. He’ll never change.
I’m going to turn a blind eye to that problem for the moment. without batting an eye Most parents help their children without batting an eye because they do it without hesitation.
He purchased the US$2 million home without batting an eye. John made the decision without batting an eye. make a beeline for someone or something to go directly to someone or something as soon as you arrive
I got to the party and made a beeline for Susan.
He made a beeline for the booth as soon as he arrived. make a clean sweep to get rid of everything or everyone to start anew
I’m afraid we’ll have to make a clean sweep and start over. The police made a clean sweep of the area by arresting everyone.