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

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

To have all of one's attention focused solely on the thing one is looking at. I absolutely hate it when people eat at my house and have their eyes glued to their phones for the entire meal. I came back two hours later to find the kids still had their eyes glued to the television.
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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.