can't keep (one's) eyes off (of) (someone or something)

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can't keep (one's) eyes off (of) (someone or something)

Cannot stop looking at someone or something because it is so beautiful, visually pleasing, interesting, etc. Your little girl is so adorable—I just can't keep my eyes off of her! The juxtaposition of colors in that painting is so strange that you can't keep your eyes off it.
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And it's you and me and all of the people and I don't know why I can't keep my eyes off of you." The two were definitely caught in each other's gaze during their last outing.
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