eye\ out

eye\ out
Careful watch or attention; guard. - Used after "keep", "have" or "with".

Keep an eye out. We're close to Joe's house.

- Usually used with "for".

Mary has her eye out for bargains.

They went through the woods very quietly, with an eye out for Indians.

Compare: look out(2), on guard, on the alert, on the watch

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • eye out — Careful watch or attention; guard. Used after keep , have or with . * /Keep an eye out. We re close to Joe s house./ Usually used with for . * /Mary has her eye out for bargains./ * /They went through the woods very quietly, with an eye out for… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • eye out — Careful watch or attention; guard. Used after keep , have or with . * /Keep an eye out. We re close to Joe s house./ Usually used with for . * /Mary has her eye out for bargains./ * /They went through the woods very quietly, with an eye out for… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • have/keep an/your eye out for — to be looking for (someone or something) : to hope to see or find (someone or something) I m keeping my eye out for a good cheap used car. He ll be here soon, so keep your eye out for him. • • • Main Entry: ↑eye …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep an eye out for someone — keep an eye out (for (someone/something)) to watch carefully for someone or something. Three aircraft kept an eye out for the submarine while waiting for help to arrive. I always kept my eye out for strangers. Related vocabulary: keep a close… …   New idioms dictionary

  • keep an eye out for something — keep an eye out (for (someone/something)) to watch carefully for someone or something. Three aircraft kept an eye out for the submarine while waiting for help to arrive. I always kept my eye out for strangers. Related vocabulary: keep a close… …   New idioms dictionary

  • keep an eye out for — keep an eye out (for (someone/something)) to watch carefully for someone or something. Three aircraft kept an eye out for the submarine while waiting for help to arrive. I always kept my eye out for strangers. Related vocabulary: keep a close… …   New idioms dictionary

  • keep an eye out — (for (someone/something)) to watch carefully for someone or something. Three aircraft kept an eye out for the submarine while waiting for help to arrive. I always kept my eye out for strangers. Related vocabulary: keep a close watch on… …   New idioms dictionary

  • keep an eye out — phrasal : to be on the lookout : keep watch attentively and expectantly keep an eye out for modern trends in school designs Cecile Starr * * * keep an eye out (or open) look out for something with particular attention keep an eye out for his car …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep an eye out for — phrase to keep looking for someone or something, especially when you are doing something else He asked me to keep an eye out for any houses to rent. Thesaurus: to search for something or someonesynonym Main entry: eye …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep\ an\ eye\ out\ for — • keep an eye open • keep an eye out for See: keep an eye on …   Словарь американских идиом

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