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    #1

    I have a sore eye. = I have an eyesore. ????

    You're right, it should read,

    I have a sore in my eye.
    I have an eye that is sore.
    I have a sore eye.

    Note, 'eyesore' sounds fine to me, if it means, a small sore inside the eye , but you won't find that meaning in the dictionary. It hasn't made it into the books, yet.
    Last edited by sula54; 09-Aug-2005 at 04:29.

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    Re: I have a sore eye. = I have an eyesore. ????

    Quote Originally Posted by sula54
    You're right, it should read,

    I have a sore in my eye.
    I have an eye that is sore.
    I have a sore eye.

    Note, 'eyesore' sounds fine to me, if it means, a small sore inside the eye , but you won't find that meaning in the dictionary. It hasn't made it into the books, yet.
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