couldn't believe (one's) eyes

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couldn't believe (one's) eyes

Was totally shocked or surprised. I couldn't believe my eyes when I came home and found the kids playing catch with my vase. I couldn't believe my eyes when I saw that my parents had bought me a new car!
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."
Helen Saxby, animal farm team leader at Twinlakes Family Theme Park, says: "We couldn't believe our eyes when we saw Lashes had had a baby.
Irene Dixon, 56, who lives on Chirton Grange, said: "We couldn't believe our eyes. "We thought it had just been abandoned, but then one of them got out to go use the toilet.
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. There were the rough-ins for the waste pipes!
When we got down there we couldn't believe our eyes. There was like 300 kids on all kinds of vehicles, mostly BMX, getting in everyone's way.
Rob Miles, 24, a spectator at the match in Fawkham, Kent, said: "We couldn't believe our eyes. It was nasty for a while."
When we got down there we couldn't believe our eyes - they'd broken six or seven windows.
We couldn't believe our eyes when we caught sight of her on a Vanderbilt-Tennessee broadcast.
MacLennan, 54, said: "We couldn't believe our eyes."
One lady player said: "We couldn't believe our eyes. It was harmless fun and we applauded them up the fairway."
'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.
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