with eyes wide open

with eyes wide open

verb
See also: eye, open, wide
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Anderson that these emotions trigger facial expressions that are very far apart structurally, one with eyes wide open and the other with eyes pinched, asserting that the reason for that is to allow the eye to harness the properties of light that are most useful in these situations.
Abuse crisis is actually a hierarchy crisis" (NCR, April 30) and other columns demonstrate that Catholics are seeing today's church with eyes wide open.
All three agencies made their assessments with eyes wide open, noting the significant economic challenges that Worcester faces.
Artist Beena Samuel's Dreaming With Eyes Wide Open exhibition of watercolours, silk paintings and mixed media which opened on October 15 has evoked an enthusiastic response from Dubai art lovers.
Ms Kelly's suggestion regarding right-to-buy leaseholding should be entered into with eyes wide open, ask existing leaseholding friends and neighbours.
He would partake in the military's enlistment incentives, which include college tuition -- with eyes wide open.
In Hoodwinked: Watching Movies With Eyes Wide Open, one of America's foremost alternative media analysts, Uri Dowbenko, deftly deconstructs popular and influential movies ranging from "The Matrix", to "Fight Club"; to "The Truman Show", to "Wag the Dog", and so many others.
Adorno" is an exhibition with eyes wide open to the question of relevance.
We've both entered into these talks with eyes wide open.
That we're willing to look ourselves in the mirror with eyes wide open -- witness this piece -- signifies a healthy ego, and assurance of a secure future.
Yet suddenly, to my surprise, and with eyes wide open, I felt pulled into the garden.
Sandra Stratton, artistic director of Soundance, has made it her business to gaze, with eyes wide open, into the heart of the second city.
This is a fully informed risk, taken with eyes wide open.
Its passengers are mostly aid workers, security consultants, journalists, defence contractors and diplomats, who visit the war zone with eyes wide open.