Keep one’s eyes on the ball

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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.

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