keep your eyes open


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keep (one's) eye(s) open (for someone or something)

To remain vigilant or carefully watchful (for something or someone). They should be arriving any minute, so keep your eyes open. Keep your eye open for a birthday gift we could give your mother. Tell everyone to keep their eyes open for the health inspector. We heard she'll be doing a surprise inspection someday soon.
See also: keep, open, someone

keep your eyes open

If you keep your eyes open for something, you look carefully at things in order to find something. Keep your eyes open for hostels advertised at bus and train stations.
See also: eye, keep, open

keep your eyes open (or peeled or skinned)

be on the alert; watch carefully or vigilantly for something.
See also: eye, keep, open

keep your ˈeyes open/peeled/skinned (for somebody/something)

watch carefully (for somebody/something): Keep your eyes peeled, and if you see anything suspicious, call the police immediately.
See also: eye, keep, open, peel, skinned
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Still, he adds, if you do go to the new Trek movie this fall, keep your eyes open: It might be fun to see what science fact and fiction you can spot.
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He added: "You've got to keep your eyes open, prices are volatile and can change from day to day."
"It's difficult to perform to the best of your ability at any level when you are so tired you can hardly keep your eyes open.
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So as you're walking around, keep your eyes open for unusual sights.
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