(with) (one's) eyes glued to (something)

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(with) (one's) eyes glued to (something)

With all of one's attention focused solely on the thing one is looking at. If "with" is omitted, the entire phrase is separated from the rest of the sentence by one or two commas. I will not abide people eating at my table with their eyes glued to their phones! I came back two hours later to find the kids sitting in exactly the same position, their eyes still glued to the television.
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your eyes glued to something

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your eyes glued on something

Someone with their eyes glued to something or glued on something, is watching it with all their attention. Her eyes glued to the screen of her laptop, Kate did not notice the room growing dark. People stood in groups, their eyes glued to the TV and a look of disbelief on their faces. The boys sat politely on the gym floor, their eyes glued on the special visitor. Note: You can also keep your eyes glued to something or glued on something. I just kept my eyes glued to the road. I kept my eyes glued on the door, just waiting for him to come.
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I sat with my eyes glued to the thermometer and the distance meter.
And Van Horn, smoking his cigar in lordly indifferent fashion, kept his apparently uninterested eyes glued to each boy who made his way aft, box on shoulder, and stepped out on the land.
'Investors in the Asian markets also had their eyes glued to the tariff scene as bourses also closed lower,' he said.
And they can amble along, heads down and eyes glued to Candy Crush or Insta, bouncing off each other like ball bearings in a pinball machine instead of knocking us over.
LAHORE -- As much as the original soundtrack of the drama 'Ajnabi Lage Zindagi'mesmerized us with its aesthetic touch and a sensational melody, the phenomenal acting skills of each character have literally got our eyes glued to the TV screens in just 6 episodes.
Head over to La Mer at 9pm or Al Seef at 9.30pm for a fireworks show and tuck into some treats while you've got your eyes glued to the skies.
He said growing up in this digital age, it's common to see children with their eyes glued to the TV screen or other digital devices, adding, although this may seem 'normal' nowadays, too much exposure to the blue light emitted from gadgets may cause adverse effects on their visual health.
He said growing up in this digital age, it's common to see children with their eyes glued to the TV screen or other digital devices, adding, although this may seem "normal" nowadays, too much exposure to the blue light emitted from gadgets may cause adverse effects on their visual health.
'When I went to the sitting room he was seated there with his eyes glued to the TV, his body was still warm , I ran and called my mother in law's sister who came and told me he was already gone, I closed his eyes because he was no more,' she said.
One its newest shows 'My Diet is Better Than Yours', is a fitness and lifestyle show which promises to make your eyes glued to the screen.
They waste days, their eyes glued to phone, not knowing somebody has already been recruited for the post.
Councillor Tom Johnston, SNP education spokesperson, North Lanarkshire Council Clean up dog mess Dear Editor, To the white Audi driver with two small terriers, walking in Drumpellier Park on August 18 around 9am: When out walking with your dogs, watch what they are doing instead of having your eyes glued to your phone and walking three or four metres ahead.
With eyes glued to the monitor hour after hour, my trusty bottle of hyaluronic acid is always within grasping distance from the perch of my office chair.
We've seen adults with children taking selfies, people walking down the tracks and young people using the crossing with their eyes glued to their mobile phones.
Office workers and passers-by had their eyes glued to the screen, who soon formed a large crowd, creating a moment reminiscent of the mass public gathering in the same place during the 2002 World Cup, in which South Korea advanced to the final four.