have eye

have someone's eye

Fig. [for someone] to establish and hold eye contact with someone; to attract someone's attention. When Tom at last had her eye, he smiled at her. Once she had my eye, she began motioning toward the exit.
See also: eye, have
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While the potential for eye injuries exists in nearly every occupation, with 1,000 workplace eye injuries occurring every day, [1] agricultural workers have eye injuries and illnesses at a rate 2.
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