meet (one's) eye(s)

meet (one's) eye(s)

To make eye contact with one, typically in a way that is confident or without shame. She couldn't meet my eye because she knew how angry I was with her. When shaking hands with someone, you should always meet their eyes.
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meet someone's eyes

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meet someone's eye

LITERARY
COMMON If you meet someone's eyes or meet their eye, you look directly at them as they look at you. Steve looked down and then finally up at me, meeting my eyes with an intense glare. I felt too shy to meet her eye. Note: You can also say that two people's eyes meet. She helped him out of his limousine, their eyes met and he asked her to marry him.
See also: eye, meet

meet someone's eye (or eyes or gaze)

look directly at someone.
See also: eye, meet

meet your eye (or ear)

be visible (or audible).
See also: eye, meet

meet somebody’s ˈeyes

(also meet somebody’s ˈgaze, ˈlook, etc.) look straight at somebody because you realize that they are looking at you: She was afraid to meet my eyes because she knew what I was thinking.She met his gaze without flinching.
See also: eye, meet