have one's eye on

aim to acquire.
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  • have one's eye on — ► have (or keep) one s eye on 1) keep under careful observation. 2) (have one s eye on) aim to acquire. Main Entry: ↑eye …   English terms dictionary

  • have one's eye on — I. phrasal 1. : to look at 2. : to watch constantly and attentively : keep one s eyes on 3. : to have as an objective II. phrasal : to have marked intentions of acquiring or possessing had his eye on a little cottage up in the mountains …   Useful english dictionary

  • have\ one's\ eye\ on — • keep an eye on • keep one s eye on • have one s eye on v. phr. 1. To watch carefully; not stop paying attention to. Keep an eye on the stove in case the coffee boils. You must keep your eye on the ball when you play tennis. A good driver keeps… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • have one's eye on — have a wish for something, have as an aim, look or think about something I want to buy a nice present for my girlfriend so I have my eye on a nice dress that I saw at the department store last week …   Idioms and examples

  • have one's eye on — phrasal 1. a. to look at b. to watch constantly and attentively 2. to have as an objective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • have\ one's\ an\ eye\ on — • have (one s) eye on v. phr. informal 1. To look at or think about (something wanted); have a wish for; have as an aim. I bought ice cream, but Jimmy had his eye on some candy. John has his eye on a scholarship so he can go to college. Compare:… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • have (or keep) one's eye on — keep under careful observation. ↘(have one s eye on) aim to acquire. → eye …   English new terms dictionary

  • have one eye an eye on something — have one eye/half an eye on sth idiom to look at or watch sth while doing sth else, especially in a secret way so that other people do not notice • During his talk, most of the delegates had one eye on the clock. Main entry: ↑eyeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • have one eye on — phrase to keep looking at or paying attention to someone or something while you are doing something else I had one eye on the clock the whole time. Thesaurus: general words meaning to look or not looksynonym to pay attentionsynonym to look at… …   Useful english dictionary

  • have one half an eye on something — have one eye/half an eye on sth idiom to look at or watch sth while doing sth else, especially in a secret way so that other people do not notice • During his talk, most of the delegates had one eye on the clock. Main entry: ↑eyeidiom …   Useful english dictionary


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