believe (one's) eyes

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believe (one's) eyes

Believe that whatever one is seeing is real. Often used in the negative, such as "can't believe my eyes." Oh, I can't believe my eyes! Are you really throwing the ball in the house right now? Did you really buy me a new car? I can hardly believe my eyes!
See also: believe, eye

believe (one's) eyes

To trust what one has seen.
See also: believe, eye
References in classic literature ?
The robin spread his wings--Mary could scarcely believe her eyes. He flew right up to the handle of Ben Weatherstaff's spade and alighted on the top of it.
Laura McShane said she couldn't believe her eyes when she was slicing the meat on St Valentine's day.
And the 18-year-old of Halewood village admits she couldn't believe her eyes after discovering she had bagged three As in English literature, English language, dance and a B in general studies.
Civil servant Jo Wilson said she could not believe her eyes when she opened The Journal on Saturday and read about the Government-backed Work Wise campaign aimed at encouraging flexible working.
Owner Theresa Salmon could hardly believe her eyes when she went to collect the eggs from her coop and saw her chicken sitting proudly next to a gigantic specimen.
By the time my cousin arrived at the station, she couldn't believe her eyes when she saw me crossing the track.
GARDA Helen McSweeney could not believe her eyes when she saw a suicidal man jump back into a river she'd rescued him from just the day before.
LITTLE Rebecca Betts couldn't believe her eyes when one of her gran's chicken laid this eggstraordinary small offering.
Wee Jessica MacDermid couldn't believe her eyes when she found a wonderland of Hollywood dresses.
An Indian friend could hardly believe her eyes. We could cross the Rhine bridge into Germany without any police or customs check.
Abbie Tierney, 3, can't believe her eyes as PC Robert Paterson towers over her on the police's latest weapon in the war on crime - a scooter.
Two peas or not two peas ( that was the question for one North woman who couldn't believe her eyes after a High Street optician made a hilarious spelling mistake.
Orla's mum Maria, 40, said she couldn't believe her eyes when the heartthrob actor approached her to ask for her permission to film her daughter.
WHEN my mum Mrs Margaret Booth was browsing through the Echo, shecouldn't believe her eyes: in Mersey Memories was a copy of a photo which has been on her wall for several years,of the violets football team of 19251926.
STUDENT Beverley Moon couldn't believe her eyes when she got a letter from her bank telling her she owed them pounds 71million.