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catch someone's eye

Definition of catch someone's eye in English:

1Be noticed by someone: a vase on a side table caught his eye
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  • It was the notice about the Italian Cookery School that caught my eye.
  • Hop on and off all day long, stopping to see the attractions that catch your eye.
  • In addition to his general argument I'd draw attention to two other stories that caught my eye.
2Attract someone’s attention by making eye contact: I caught Rhoda’s eye and gave her a friendly wave
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  • Floyd caught my eye for a moment and winked before turning his attention back to Katie.
  • My friend and I had a very attentive waiter who replenished our drinks as soon as we caught his eye.
  • I caught Milton 's eye again, and he was grinning ear to ear.
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