give eyeteeth

(redirected from give eye teeth)

give (one's) eye teeth for (something)

To give or relinquish anything (or something very valuable) in order to receive some specific thing in return. Oh, I would give my eye teeth for curly hair like yours.
See also: eye, give, teeth

give one's eyeteeth

(for someone or something) Go to give one's right arm (for someone or something).
See also: eyetooth, give
References in periodicals archive ?
In the case of Surtees senior, it means consultancy work around the world at motoring museums, and a job anyone who has sat behind a wheel would give eye teeth for.