with an eye to


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with an eye towards

Focused on a particular thing that could happen in the future. With an eye towards fund-raising, I made sure to talk to all the trustees I could at the event. We moved back in with my parents, with an eye towards saving up for a house.
See also: eye, towards

with an eye to something/to doing something

intending to do something: She’s doing an interpreters’ course with an eye to getting a job abroad.
See also: eye, something

with an eye to

With a view to: redecorated the room with an eye to its future use as a nursery.
See also: eye