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GIVE THE EYE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does give the eye mean? 

GIVE THE EYE (verb)
  The verb GIVE THE EYE has 1 sense:

1. look at with a critical eye

  Familiarity information: GIVE THE EYE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


GIVE THE EYE (verb)


Sense 1give the eye [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Look at with a critical eye

Classified under:

Verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling

Synonyms:

give the eye; give the once over

Context example:

When the movie star entered, all the women gave him the once over

Hypernyms (to "give the eye" is one way to...):

look (perceive with attention; direct one's gaze towards)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody

Sentence example:

Sam cannot give the eye Sue


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