catch the eye


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catch the eye

To attract attention. To be noticed. I can't believe I caught the eye of a real agent! This is finally my big break! I know that Tom is trying to catch the eye of some scouts tonight, but he could pass the ball once in a while!
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To bring Swatch's colorful style to life, this new collection includes six pilot-shape lenses inspired by haute couture catwalks that catch the eye with multilayered gold and red.
If you can catch our eye, you'll surely catch the eye of your fellow bowhunters.
"It is undoubtedly an opportunity for them to stick the hand up and catch the eye at an international tournament.
How do you catch the eye of potential students, parents, and audiences?
After self-publishing four books and setting up a Web site to promote them, the Boston-based couple saw their mix of traditional romance and gay elements catch the eye of major imprints.
The realistic full-color illustrations catch the eye, and the stickers are easily matched by shape and appearance to gray images throughout the book.
Teen striker Stephen Ireland took the chance to catch the eye Ellegaard had little chance to shine as fired a 14 minute first half hat-trick.
While the fish-scale pattern of the cedars' serried ranks may catch the eye and seem oh-so Japanese, their dense growth allows little of the original forest's rich understory to grow in the un-dappled dark beneath their boughs.
Keeping one eye on the entrepreneurial front, SMU has also created a smart publishing company for student games, designed to help them learn the business and legal aspects of the field and catch the eye of the big guys.
For the 29 clubs that entered the tournament, the tie to catch the eye in the preliminary round is the visit by London Welsh to Llandovery.
Billed as an examination of the ways that race and gender have shaped and informed African American literature, this book and its title catch the eye. Further, the scope of this study is ambitious: Twagilimana promises to present "close interdisciplinary readings of early African American texts," including work by Phillis Wheatley, Olaudah Equiano, Frederick Douglass, Harriet Jacobs, Harriet Wilson, and Zora Neale Hurston.
If Khazri were to impress with Tunisia at the World Cup then there's every chance he could catch the eye of even more suitors and boost his value again still.
How do you catch the eye of an errant monkey and make that 'I'd like the bill sign'?
The event, at Bonhams auction house, in Station Road, at 11am, is expected to catch the eye of collectors across Europe.
CASSIS was another debutant scorer to catch the eye and support for the filly before the opening five-furlong maiden proved fully justified.