get an eyeful

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get an eyeful

To see a surprising or unexpected sight. I sure got an eyeful when I walked in on Al while he was trying on his artichoke costume.
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have/get an ˈeyeful (of something)

(British English, spoken) look carefully at something that is interesting or unusual: Quick! Come and get an eyeful of this!
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Left, the clock in full working order as Peepimg Tom gets an eyeful and, above, its internal mechanism
EMMERDALE Alicia gets an eyeful when she walks in on Adam and Victoria getting raunchy in the pub (left).
IN THE SWING Dame Helen Mirren, above right, and, right, Damian Lewis gets an eyeful THE SWING Dame Helen
Jay gets an eyeful, which means it's surely only a matter of time before his girlfriend and Lauren get wind of their lothario dad's latest sexploits.
Kevin and Molly arrange another date but Pam overhears something suspicious, follows them - and gets an eyeful when the pair start kissing.
Kevin and Molly arrange another secret date, but Pam overhears something suspicious, follows them - and gets an eyeful when the pair start kissing passionately, below.
STANDBY Jenny giggles as she recalls the stars who tried to bed her; TAXI-ING She begins to unbutton her BA uniform after demanding pounds 200; THROTTLE Jenny asks for clearance from client for an immediate take-off; UP & WAHAY Our man gets an eyeful of her busty undercarriage Photos: NEWSPICS; DAY JOB: Jenny in uniform
Robert Karlsson gets an eyeful of sand after playing a bunker shot during practice yesterday
BACK IN TIME: Rudston primary pupils in line at Croxteth Hall and, right, Robert Jackson, 10, gets an eyeful in Victorian costume Pictures: EDDIE BARFORD
On a plate Tracey Hardwick serves up a healthy butty at Scholes J and I School, Holmfirth Picture by Peter Cottle(4902-2-04) yummy, yummy Faith Eccles gets an eyeful of a super sarnie
Plus, a parachutist crashing into an electricity pylon and a speed cop who gets an eyeful from a group of strippers.
But with her incomparable spy devices, Sue gets an eyeful of the detective, too - and being somewhat Sapphic, likes what she sees.
In Cameron Crowe's "Almost Famous," Patrick Fugit plays William, a music fan who scores a job following an up-and-coming band on tour (fronted by Billy Crudup and Jason Lee) for Rolling Stone magazine, and gets an eyeful along the way.
BE ON YOUR GUARD: Ferguson celebrates at the final whistle, left, as Guardiola gets an eyeful of his Wembley rivals, middle, with Anderson sealing the win POINT MADE: Anderson shows United the way to Wembley as he is hailed by his United pal Gibson, inset
Charlie's Russian into a relationship with new girlfriend Orlenda Lucas gets an eyeful from his estranged wife Trina