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
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

get someone's eye Go to catch someone's

eye.
See also: catch, eye, get, go
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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