cock an eye at (someone or something)

cock an eye at (someone or something)

To look at someone or something intently. I cocked an eye at my guitar teacher to try to follow along with the chords he was playing.
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cock an ˈear/ˈeye at somebody/something

listen to or look at somebody/something carefully and with a lot of attention
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