Here is a list of idiomatic expressions formed around the word eye.
Eye someone up
To eye someone up is to look at them with romantic or love interest.
- At the party, Samuel eyed many girls up, but none showed any interest in him.
Be all eyes
When you are all eyes, you are watching something eagerly.
- When the match started, we were all eyes.
An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth
This expression suggests that doing the same thing in return is the appropriate way to deal with a crime.
- He avenged his sister’s murder by killing the sister of her murderer. An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.
Have an eye for
When you have an eye for something, you are able to recognize and judge something wisely.
- She has an eye for detail.
Have your eye on
When you have your eye on something you aim to acquire it.
- He has his eye on the throne.
With an eye to
Have as your objective
- They are inciting communal tension with an eye to winning minority votes.
Make eyes at
To make eyes at someone is to look at them with sexual interest.
- He made eyes at her but she ignored him.
See eye to eye
When you see eye to eye with someone you are in full agreement.
- My manager and I don’t see eye to eye.