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Definition of sharp-eyed in English:


Quick to notice things; observant: sharp-eyed readers may have already spotted this
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  • The process begins with a trip to the bank, where a sharp-eyed analyst will review your finances.
  • Using his feet he scuffed the sand to shape a desperate SOS message which was spotted by a sharp-eyed Coastwatch pilot.
  • Family circulars sometimes suggested marital irregularities to sharp-eyed investigators.
watchful, vigilant, alert, on the alert, on the lookout, on the qui vive, with one's eyes/open/peeled/skinned

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