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    idiomatic expression

    What is the meaning of the idiomatic expression keen on eye. Please use in a sentence.

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    Re: idiomatic expression

    Keen on the eye

    I think it means "to look good."

    "She is keen on the eye" means she is good looking.

    Is it a British expression?

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    Re: idiomatic expression

    Actually, it's more like watch carefully, as in

    Ex: Please keep an eye on the kids while I am out.
    Ex: Keep an eye on the kite and watch where it goes.
    Ex: He's keeping an eye on my bags while I am in the restroom.

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    Re: idiomatic expression

    Quote Originally Posted by Soup View Post
    Actually, it's more like watch carefully, as in

    Ex: Please keep an eye on the kids while I am out.
    Ex: Keep an eye on the kite and watch where it goes.
    Ex: He's keeping an eye on my bags while I am in the restroom.
    That is, of course, spot on. But how did you know the poster meant "keep an eye on"?


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    Re: idiomatic expression

    I didn't. Old age, poor eyesight, and a bit 'a luck, I suppose, if that is the poster really did want to know keep an eye on.

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