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Catch Someone's Eye

What Does "Catch Someone's Eye" Mean?

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"Catch someone's eye" is an English idiom. It means "to attract someone's attention."

Examples in Sentences

Here are three examples of the idiom "catch someone's eye" used in a sentence:
  • That painting really caught my eye.
  • She caught the director's eye with her incredible audition.
  • The bright colours of the advertisement caught my eye.
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What Is an Idiom?

An idiom is a commonly used expression whose meaning does not relate to the literal meaning of its words. In other words, if you were to translate "Catch Someone's Eye" word for word, there is no guarantee the translation would help you to understand the meaning.

An idiom often includes a cultural or historical context that makes it difficult for non-native English speakers to understand. A phrase is classified as an idiom when a direct translation of the words does not reveal the meaning. Most idioms rely on shared knowledge or experiences known only to a specific community.

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