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catch the eye

To attract attention. To be noticed. I can't believe I caught the eye of a real agent! This is finally my big break! I know that Tom is trying to catch the eye of some scouts tonight, but he could pass the ball once in a while!
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No sooner had she caught the eye of the venerable Peer, than he exclaimed with every mark of Astonishment --"Another Grandaughter
Even with the presence of many stars, it was Katrina's sister Isabelle who caught the eye of everyone and grabbed all the attention at the fashion show.
And Jonny Howson also caught the eye with an energetic display in the engine room.
The 27-year-old caught the eye while on trial at the club over the Christmas period.
The South African retained his consistency with a round of 68 to remain well in the hunt for the title, but Jyoti Randhawa, Phillip Price and Peter Lawrie all caught the eye even more at this stage last year, firing rounds of 65 to make the cut and ensure their places for the last two days.
But it was Teixeira's vision and touch which caught the eye during that workout at Sixfields.
Despite having acquired the Rainy River Project property 80 kilometres south of Kenora just two years ago, Rainy River Resources' 2006 exploration results have already caught the eye of a few potential suitors.
Her voluptuous look caught the eye of Spanish tenor Placido Domingo, and Cruz excused herself from red carpet interviews to exchange hugs and kisses with the opera legend.
He has caught the eye this season and has been mentioned as being a possible contender for England honours and with Barry Ferguson likely to stay at Rangers, he would be the perfect man to add some bite to Everton's midfield.
Centre Conor Kelly caught the eye with several elusive runs.
Although lacking in rhyming skills, beat-making, or any facet of musicality whatsoever, Rogers caught the eye of the Cash Money crew due to his taste in diamonds.
It all started with the retro look of the school uniform of Nuestra Senora de Misericordia in Ventanilla that caught the eye of Mathieu Reumaux and Aurelyen Conty on their trip to Peru in 2001.
Paffett is a front-runner in Germany's DTM series with Mercedes and his performances have caught the eye of Formula One team boss Peter Sauber, who is considering handing the Englishman a test.
Of the three, it was the all-muscle MS that caught the eye because not only does it look the business, but it is also powerful, as sitting under the hood is a 5.
Bishop Herft caught the eye of the British Anglican establishment at the 1998 Lambeth Conference where he served as chaplain.