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    arjitsharma is offline Member
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    Susan, look me in the eye ball ! or look into the ball !

    Which one should I use in the following sentences?
    1. Susan, look me in the eye ball !
    2. Susan, look me into the eye ball !
    The first one is more commonly used. But, can I use the second one or it will be wrong to use the second sentence ?

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    Re: Susan, look me in the eye ball ! or look into the ball !

    To be honest, neither one is commonly used.

    2. is not grammatical.

    You could say Look me in the eye!

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    Re: Susan, look me in the eye ball ! or look into the ball !

    'Eyeball' is one word - not two - but it's not a good choice for this context.

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    Re: Susan, look me in the eye ball ! or look into the ball !

    "Eyeball" is sometimes used as a verb.

    "Don't eyeball me!" means something like "Don't stare at me in a menacing/threatening/challenging way!"
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Susan, look me in the eye ball ! or look into the ball !

    Don't put a space before an exclamation mark or any other sentence-ending punctuation.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Susan, look me in the eye ball ! or look into the ball !

    The only time I use "eyeball" as a verb is when I measure something.

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    Re: Susan, look me in the eye ball ! or look into the ball !

    Quote Originally Posted by andrewg927 View Post
    The only time I use "eyeball" as a verb is when I measure something.
    Presumably you use it when you decide not to measure something!
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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