catch someone's eye


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catch someone's eye

Attract someone's attention, as in That window display really catches my eye. [Early 1800s]
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I mean, I do wave and smile if I catch someone's eye.
This is different from going on blind dates or posting personal details on the Internet, hoping to catch someone's eye which feels wrong from the start, because we do the screening and you do the choosing.
You catch someone's eye across a crowded bar -hopefully mine - and wham
Hooper is racing in both the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series and the Busch Series hoping to catch someone's eye.
The fact we're playing at Wembley means a few more clubs will be watching and hopefully I can catch someone's eye.
As nurses we have good interpersonal skills so we'll catch someone's eye, go over and introduce ourselves.