leap to the eye

leap to the eye

To become immediately apparent upon viewing or reading. One thing that leaps to the eye when looking at his newest painting is the almost thematic use of contrasting light and dark color schemes. I've read the report, but nothing leapt to my eye to suggest any impropriety.
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leap to the eye

(especially of writing) be immediately apparent.
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Yet in spite of all the resemblances that leap to the eye, Roth is not trying to remind the viewer of other artists, nor is he "influenced" by them--valetudinarian self-indulgence makes him more predecessor than follower.
Quotable phrases leap to the eye from the pages, and the reader will want to savor each line.
When looked from Uluday-, huge concrete buildings leap to the eyes and one has to look very carefully to find Uluday- among them.