catch somebody's eye
catch (one's) eye
1. To attract one's attention, often by making eye contact. The server still hasn't taken our order—we just can't catch her eye.
2. To attract one's interest, especially due to being visually appealing or attractive. That dress in the window caught my eye immediately—can I try it on? Your store needs a bold sign that will catch the eye of anyone walking down the street. I see that the new girl in school has caught your eye.
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catch somebody’s ˈeyeattract somebody’s attention: I liked all the paintings, but the one that really caught my eye was a Matisse. ♢ Can you try to catch the waiter’s eye? ▶ ˈeye-catching adj.: an eye-catching advertisement
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