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    an eye Vs eyes

    I saw the sign
    Keep an eye on your property.

    Could I say
    Keep eyes on your property.
    (As we have a pair of eyes)

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    Re: an eye Vs eyes

    Quote Originally Posted by six6 View Post
    I saw the sign
    Keep an eye on your property.

    Could I say
    Keep eyes on your property.
    (As we have a pair of eyes)
    You could say, "Keep your eyes on your property".

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    Re: an eye Vs eyes

    *Not a teacher

    Keep an eye on is an idiom. You use it as it is. However, I "keep your eyes on smth" doesn't seem wrong to me, but I'd rather use the idiom.

    Edit: bhaisahab was faster than me.

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