a twinkle (or gleam) in someone's eye

a twinkle (or gleam) in someone's eye
something that is as yet no more than an idea.
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English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • a gleam in someone's eye — Ⅰ. ► a gleam in someone s eye see EYE(Cf. ↑eyed). Main Entry: ↑gleam Ⅱ. ► a twinkle (or gleam) in someone s eye something that is as yet no more than an idea or dream. Main Entry: ↑ …   English terms dictionary

  • a twinkle in someone's eye — a twinkle (or gleam) in someone s eye something that is as yet no more than an idea or dream not every gleam in a grocer s eye becomes a store …   Useful english dictionary

  • a twinkle in someone's eye — ► a twinkle (or gleam) in someone s eye something that is as yet no more than an idea or dream. Main Entry: ↑eye …   English terms dictionary

  • eye — ► NOUN 1) the organ of sight in humans and animals. 2) a rounded eye like marking on an animal or bird. 3) a round, dark spot on a potato from which a new shoot grows. 4) the small hole in a needle through which the thread is passed. 5) a small… …   English terms dictionary

  • eye — noun 1》 the organ of sight in humans or other animals.     ↘a person s attitude or feelings: to European eyes, the city seems overcrowded. 2》 a rounded eye like marking on an animal.     ↘a round, dark spot on a potato from which a new shoot can… …   English new terms dictionary

  • eyed — eye ► NOUN 1) the organ of sight in humans and animals. 2) a rounded eye like marking on an animal or bird. 3) a round, dark spot on a potato from which a new shoot grows. 4) the small hole in a needle through which the thread is passed. 5) a… …   English terms dictionary

  • Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night — is an animated feature film that was released in Christmas of 1987 by New World Pictures. It should not be confused with the acclaimed classic 1940 film Pinocchio by Walt Disney. Running for 87 minutes and created by the now defunct Filmation… …   Wikipedia

  • blink — /blɪŋk / (say blingk) verb (i) 1. to wink, especially rapidly and repeatedly. 2. to look with winking or half shut eyes. 3. to cast a glance; take a peep. 4. to shine unsteadily or dimly; twinkle. 5. (of a person) to yield under pressure. –verb… …   Australian English dictionary

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