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eagle eye

acute eyesight; an intently watchful eye. (From the sharp eyesight of the eagle.) The students wrote their essays under the eagle eye of the headmaster. The umpire kept his eagle eye on the tennis match.
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eagle eye

Unusually keen sight; also, keen intellectual vision. For example, Antiques dealers have an eagle eye for valuable objects, or A good manager has an eagle eye for employee errors. [Late 1500s]
See also: eagle, eye
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AN eagle-eyed Italian viewer spotted Torino defender Ricardo Maspero churning up the penalty spot with his studs after Juventus were awarded a dodgy late award during a 3-3 draw earlier this season.
AN EAGLE-EYED customer spotted two teenage boys stealing a handbag from M and M Clothing in Bedworth.
The eagle-eyed official disallowed a goal from striker Tony Lormor on the stroke of half time and even a video replay could not identify why he had ruled it out.
But the eagle-eyed among you may feel that with Bonnie and Charly, she still needs one more addition to make a right Royal family.
Bruce was spotted working in a bar in New York by an eagle-eyed casting agent, who gave him his first role in 1980.
AN EAGLE-EYED taxi driver spotted a pile of rubbish burning next to a church outhouse in Rugby late last night.
EAGLE-EYED Rod Stewart appeared less than impressed when he was presented with the bill after a recent meal The veteran rocker was enjoying lunch with eldest kids Kimberley and Sean at Los Angeles' exclusive La Scala restaurant Like all good dads, he agreed to pick up the tab, but despite the riches he's amassed from his decades in music, it seems "how much?
EAGLE-EYED Jean Robertson has spotted something that looks suspect.
AN EAGLE-EYED Scottish sailor has saved the life of a starving castaway in the Caribbean.
I was walking past his house last week," says an eagle-eyed neighbour in Notting Hill, "and he had put all his rubbish out in Gucci carrier bags.
It had been bought from an English estate 60 years ago for a mere forty quid, then dumped in a box marked "Lighting fixtures" until the eagle-eyed Sir Tim spotted its true worth.
Just three days after the opening of the blockbuster movie, eagle-eyed muggles have spotted more than TWENTY mistakes, including dog slobber disappearing from Ron's shoulder, Harry's eyes changing from blue to green as he grows up and his wounded face healing, only for the scars to reappear later.
Last night, police said the eagle-eyed kids had brought them a step closer to tracing the gunman.
Karen Finn was spotted wandering in a dangerous part of the capital by an eagle-eyed teacher on a passing bus.
Thanks to the eagle-eyed cleaner, the drugs will never make it on to the streets and at least one evil dealer is pounds 1million out of pocket.