believe (one's) eyes

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believe (one's) eyes

Believe that whatever one is seeing is real. Often used in the negative, such as "can't believe my eyes." Oh, I can't believe my eyes! Are you really throwing the ball in the house right now? Did you really buy me a new car? I can hardly believe my eyes!
See also: believe, eye

believe (one's) eyes

To trust what one has seen.
See also: believe, eye
References in classic literature ?
He looked at the approaching Frenchmen, and though but a moment before he had been galloping to get at them and hack them to pieces, their proximity now seemed so awful that he could not believe his eyes.
Raoul, peeping from behind the curtain, could not believe his eyes, which showed him nothing.
Villefort could not believe his eyes, -- he could not believe his reason; he dragged himself towards the child's body, and examined it as a lioness contemplates its dead cub.
Bringing the face of the watch under the light he could hardly believe his eyes.
Look, I'm on gogglebox BARACK Obama looked like he could not believe his eyes as he tried on virtual reality glasses yesterday.
So Will Vaulks couldn't believe his eyes when old pal David Raven's name appeared on his phone, putting them on a Hampden collision course in the Scottish Cup Final.
The keen fisherman couldn't believe his eyes when he discovered he'd won a quarter of a million pounds.
He couldn't believe his eyes when he picked it up and looked inside.
DAVE Jones could not believe his eyes as his team was hit for six.
Steven Cheesman said he could hardly believe his eyes when he saw his van parked at Horsley station in Surrey.
ROY MARSH couldn't believe his eyes when workmen tarmacked the road outside his home.
Amazed Bob Lewis could hardly believe his eyes when he looked out of the window at his daughter's home and spotted the bird taking an unhealthy interest in the fish in the garden pond.
The inspector couldn't believe his eyes," Mr Firth added.
Gary Moore could hardly believe his eyes when Diego Cao won the concluding handicap on his debut for the stable.
Anthony Anderson can't believe his eyes when he encounters the title character of ``Kangaroo Jack.