meet somebody's eyes

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.
See also: 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