Right in front of one (used for emphasis, especially in the context of something surprising or unpleasant): he saw his life’s work destroyed before his very eyes
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- Then she climbed up to the top of my head and lay sprawled there, her chin on my forehead and front paws hanging in front of my eyes.
- There has never been a day quite like September 11, a day on which history ran before our eyes, recorded live for the television.
- I've been hooked to my TV set over the last ten days, eagerly awaiting the latest developments happening live before my very eyes.
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