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only have eyes for (one)

To be romantically interested in or devoted to only one person. I know you're a little worried about me being around all of these beautiful women, but I only have eyes for you, my darling. You can tell by the way she looks at him that Beth only has eyes for Trent.
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only have eyes for (something)

To be solely focused on or interested in something, often at the expense of other things. He could have stayed in his position at the company and retired a millionaire, but he only had eyes for being elected to public office. Our government only has eyes for the big cities, leaving our small rural towns to rot by the wayside.
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only have eyes for someone

Fig. [to be] loyal to only one person, in the context of romance. Oh, Jane! I only have eyes for you! Don't waste any time on Tom. He only has eyes for Ann.
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only have eyes for

be exclusively interested in or attracted to.
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