Translation of eye in Spanish:
- 1 1.1, (Anatomy) he has blue/sad eyesto have good eyestiene los ojos azules/tristesto have sharp eyestener buena vistaa glass eyetener (una) vista de lincetener ojo de águilaeyes front/right!un ojo de vidrio or (Spain) de cristalas far as the eye can/could see¡vista al frente/a la derecha!in the twinkling of an eye to give somebody a black eyehasta donde alcanza/alcanzaba la vistavisible to the naked eyeponerle a alguien el ojo morado or (in Spain also) a la funerala or (in Southern Cone also) en compota or en tinta [colloquial]do not look at the sun with the naked eyeque se puede ver a simple vistaan eye for an eye (Bible)no mire el sol sin protecciónI can't believe my eyesojo por ojoI couldn't believe my eyes when I saw hersi no lo veo, no lo creono doy crédito a mis ojosto be all eyesme quedé helada or no daba crédito a mis ojos cuando la vito be one in the eye for somebody (especially British English) [colloquial]that was one in the eye for the competitionmirar lleno de curiosidadto be somebody's eyes and earsour reps are our eyes and ears in the marketcon eso le dieron por las narices a la competencia [colloquial]to close o shut one's eyes to something to cry one's eyes outnuestros representantes son los que nos tienen al tanto de lo que pasa en el mercadoto feast one's eyes on somethingllorar a lágrima viva or a maresto go into something with one's eyes closedregalarse la vista con algodeleitarse or recrearse mirando algoI went into it with my eyes wide openmeterse en algo a ciegasto have a roving eyeme metí sabiendo muy bien lo que hacíahe has a roving eyeser muy mujeriegoto have eyes in the back of one's head to keep one's eyes opense le van los ojos detrás de las chicas(to avoid danger, problems)(looking for something) See examples: keep your eyes open for a restaurantandarse or ir con cuidadoto keep one's eyes peeled o skinned [colloquial]vete mirando or fíjate bien a ver si ves un restaurante(to avoid danger, problems)andarse or ir con mucho ojo [colloquial](looking for something)to make eyes at somebodyestar(se) ojo avizor [colloquial]to open somebody's eyeshacerle ojitos a alguiento open somebody's eyes to somethingabrirle los ojos a alguienthis opened my eyes to her true naturehacerle ver algo a alguiento see eye to eye with somebody (usually with negative)esto me hizo ver cómo era realmentewith one's eyes shut o closedestar de acuerdo con alguienI can do it with my eyes closedcon los ojos cerradosto be up to one's eyes in somethinglo puedo hacer con los ojos cerradosI'm up to my eyes in workestar hasta aquí de algo [colloquial]we're up to our eyes in debtestoy agobiada or [colloquial] hasta aquí de trabajo(before noun) at eye levelestamos cargados de deudasdebemos hasta la camisa [colloquial]eye level ovena la altura de la vistahorno (masculine) altoExample sentences1.2
(look, gaze)his eyes turned toward herunder the watchful eye(s) of the teachervolvió la mirada or la vista hacia ellato cast o run one's eye over somethingbajo la atenta mirada del profesorall eyes were on herrecorrer algo con la vistabefore my very eyestodas las miradas estaban puestas en ellaand now, before your very eyes, …ante mis propios ojosto catch somebody's eyethe carpet caught my eyey ahora, a la vista de todos, …he caught my eye at the partyla alfombra me llamó la atenciónnothing caught my eye in the storeme fijé en él en la fiestaI tried to catch his eyeno vi nada que me llamara la atención en la tiendacan you catch his eye?intenté llamar su atenciónthese colors really catch the eyehazle una seña a ver si te veto have one's eyes on somebody/somethingestos colores son verdaderamente llamativosin one's eyesno quitarle los ojos de encima a alguien/algoin Mary's eyes he's perfectpara él ( or mí etc)a sus ( or mis etc) ojosin the eyes of the Lawpara Mary or a ojos de Mary es perfectoMary lo encuentra perfectoto keep one's eye(s) on something/somebodykeep your eyes on the road!ante la leykeep your eyes on him¡no apartes la vista de la carretera!to look somebody straight in the eyeno lo pierdas de vistashe won't look me in the eyemirar a alguien directamente a los ojosI was too ashamed to meet her eyesno se atreve a mirarme a la caratheir eyes metme daba vergüenza mirarla a los ojos or la carahe has eyes only for her he couldn't take his eyes off hersus miradas se encontraronI took my eyes off the case for a second and it was goneno podía quitarle los ojos de encimaa story seen through a child's eyesme distraje or me despisté un momento y la maleta volóseen through her eyes …una historia vista a través de los ojos de un niñothrough Christian eyestal como ella lo ve/veía …desde su perspectiva …easy on the eye [colloquial] to give somebody the eye o [dated] the glad eye [colloquial]desde una perspectiva cristianato hit somebody in the eyehacerle ojitos a alguien [colloquial](be eye-catching)llamarle la atención a alguien(lit: strike)to keep an eye on something/somebodydarle a alguien en el ojokeep an eye on those twovigilar or cuidar algo/a alguiento lay o set o [colloquial] clap eyes on somebody/somethingfrom the moment I set o laid o [colloquial] clapped eyes on itno pierdas de vista a esos dosvigila a esos dosI was 13 when I first set eyes on herdesde el primer momento que lo vito turn a blind eyetenía 13 años cuando la vi por primera vezto turn a blind eye to somethinghacer la vista gordahacer la vista gorda frente a or ante algoExample sentences1.3 (attention) See examples: the eyes of the world will be on her
- They believe the optic nerve in short sighted eyes might be more vulnerable to computer stress.
- Kiri is registered blind after inheriting an eye disease from partially sighted Daphne.
- This is beyond the capacity of the human eye, which may explain why so many offside decisions are controversial
the company has been in the public eye a lot recentlytodo el mundo tendrá la vista puesta en ellato keep out of the public eyeúltimamente se ha hablado mucho de la compañíato have one's eye on somebody/somethingshe has her eye on a house in that streetmantenerse alejado de la mirada del públicoI've had my eye on him for some timele ha echado el ojo a una casa de esa calle [colloquial]with an eye to somethinghace tiempo que lo vengo vigilandowith an eye to selling it, they had the house paintedcon miras a algo1.4hicieron pintar la casa con miras a venderla(ability to judge)to have an eye for designhe has an eye for the girlstener ojo or idea para el diseñoto have a good eyele gustan las chicas(in shooting)tener buena puntería(in tennis)to have an eye for detailtener buen ojoser detallistaExample sentences
- The secret appears to be: keep costs low, have cred and employ editors with wit and sharp eyes.
- Bless our eyes with vision, that we may see our lives and the life that you give us.
- Tearing my eyes away from this vision of male pulchritude, I notice yet another Gable.
- For it is in the essence of his behaviour that he should be eccentric, unconventional and rash in the eyes of public opinion.
- Secondly, how would a customer be viewed in the eyes of the public?
- Internal working models of the self are opinions about how one is viewed in the eyes of others.
- 2 2.1(of needle)2.2(of hurricane, storm)2.3(in potato)Example sentences
- The eyes and even sprouting potatoes are safe to use but they may not keep well.
- However, as we've just said, roots don't have buds, and that's exactly what you see sprouting on the potato, arising from the potato's eyes.
- That's when I looked at the top point of a star and realized that a tiny hole, barely larger then the eye of a needle, had been placed in it.
- Passes were threaded together and some of them would have gone through the eye of a needle.
- An army of tiny red eyes met him, none larger than the eye of a needle.
transitive verb present participle eying or (British English) eyeing
- 1.1 (observe) to eye somebody up and downto eye something suspiciouslymirar a alguien de arriba abajo1.2 (ogle)observar algo con sospechaExample sentences
- So when this outgoing, funny, handsome man from the New York office joined our department briefly, I eyed him up with some interest.
- That means they are eyeing you up for credit value before naming their price.
- I was there one night with my friend Tracy, we were a bit of an icon in those days, and Dave and his mate were eyeing us up, but we both fancied his friend.
- The tender stood there polishing a unique-looking shot glass, eying the newcomers closely.
- After eying them closely from the distance, they began to approach closer.
- As it poured incessantly out of him, he noticed a bull across the field eyeing him interestingly.
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