keep one's eyes peeled
phrasal see keep one's eyes open

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  • keep\ one's\ eyes\ peeled — • keep one s eyes peeled • keep one s eyes skinned v. phr. informal To watch carefully; be always looking. The bird watcher kept his eyes peeled for bluebirds. When the boys walked through the roads, they kept their eyes skinned for snakes.… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • keep one's eyes peeled — idi inf keep one s eyes peeled, to watch closely or carefully; be alert …   From formal English to slang

  • keep one's eyes peeled — keep your eyes peeled for a light blue Pontiac Syn: keep a (sharp) lookout, look out, keep one s eyes open, keep watch, be watchful, be alert, be on the alert, be on the qui vive, be on guard …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • keep one's eyes peeled — ► keep one s eyes open (or peeled or Brit. skinned) watch out for something. Main Entry: ↑eye …   English terms dictionary

  • keep one's eyes peeled — verb pay attention; be watchful Keep your eyes peeled for any policemen • Syn: ↑keep one s eyes skinned, ↑keep one s eyes open • Usage Domain: ↑colloquialism • Hypernyms: ↑watch, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep one's eyes peeled — or[keep one s eyes skinned] {v. phr.}, {informal} To watch carefully; be always looking. * /The bird watcher kept his eyes peeled for bluebirds./ * /When the boys walked through the roads, they kept their eyes skinned for snakes./ Compare: EYES… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep one's eyes peeled — or[keep one s eyes skinned] {v. phr.}, {informal} To watch carefully; be always looking. * /The bird watcher kept his eyes peeled for bluebirds./ * /When the boys walked through the roads, they kept their eyes skinned for snakes./ Compare: EYES… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep one's eyes peeled — verb To be on the alert, to be watchful. Syn: keep an eye out, keep ones eyes open …   Wiktionary

  • keep one's eyes peeled — be on guard, stand guard, keep watch …   English contemporary dictionary

  • keep one's eyes peeled —  Remain alert or watchful …   A concise dictionary of English slang

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