get an eyeful

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get an eyeful

To see a surprising or unexpected sight. I sure got an eyeful when I walked in on Al while he was trying on his artichoke costume.
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have/get an ˈeyeful (of something)

(British English, spoken) look carefully at something that is interesting or unusual: Quick! Come and get an eyeful of this!
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Two Borealopeltas facing off would each have gotten an eyeful of bristling armour.
Rather than heading back to England, Shelley has sublet a Spanish-style home in the Laurel Canyon section of Los Angeles, where she can enjoy her two potbellied pigs and the insta-fame she's encountered now that adoring fans have gotten an eyeful of Helena and her pristine tailored suits.
Anyone peeking out the window of this Swiss chalet would have gotten an eyeful of artist Vincent van Gogh's head.
His teammates knew it, too, having gotten an eyeful of his circus act at practices.