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
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Mark, 42, said: "When we saw it we knew what it was straight away, but we couldn't believe our eyes."
"We will stand up for lawfully elected President Kurmanbek Bakiev," he said.Koshbai Masirov urged the people not to trust to the Interim Government as it is "illegitimate." "We should believe our eyes and what has been done for the past 5 years," he said.Koshbai Masirov served as Jalal-Abad oblast governor prior to the protest actions of April 7-8.
Band member Carlyn said: "We couldn't believe our eyes. We tried to rally the spirits of the injured driver by giving him a rendition of our new single while we waited for the emergency services to arrive."
Neighbour Michael Taylor, 55, who had been watching TV with wife Louise, 52, at their home in New biggin-by-the-Sea, Northumberland, said: "We couldn't believe our eyes."
But we couldn't believe our eyes when young striker Andy Ferguson added his two uncles and his DAD.
We couldn't believe our eyes when we caught sight of her on a Vanderbilt-Tennessee broadcast.
"We could hardly believe our eyes when the results came in," Kyhos says.
'My caddie and I couldn't believe our eyes when this cheeky little monkey grabbed the laser gun and disappeared.'
"We couldn't believe our eyes when we spotted her in the VIP lounge," one gay clubber tells me.