get (one's) eye

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get (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 get her eye.
2. To attract one's interest, especially due to being visually appealing or attractive. That dress in the window got my eye immediately—can I try it on? Your store needs a bold sign that will get the eye of anyone walking down the street. I see that the new girl in school has gotten your eye.
See also: eye, get

get someone's eye Go to catch someone's

eye.
See also: catch, eye, get, go
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So anyone looking to get their eyes tested can now rejoice in the news thatOptical Expressare giving out free eye tests to everyone throughout March.
Experts recommend people should get their eyes checked every two years and as part of National Eye Health Week (24-30 September) as well as the whole month of September, Specsavers is offering a free eye tests at participating stores.
The YouGov research found that 28% of adults get their eyes tested less than once every two years, with 9% never having their eyes tested.
Kelly Plahay, chairman of the Eyecare Trust, points out that many people are reluctant to get their eyes checked until they notice their sight has declined - by which point, irreparable damage to the eyes, or other parts of the body, may already have occurred.
Kelly Plahay says many people are reluctant to get their eyes checked until they notice their sight has declined
Paula Newsome, optometrist at Acusight Eye Associates in Charlotte, North Carolina, patients should get their eyes examined on an annual basis, particularly if they are African American, because they "are more prone to glaucoma than others."