in (one's) eye(s)

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in (one's) eye(s)

In someone's estimation or opinion. I can't help but feel like a failure in their eyes. In my eye, Jake, you're the most wonderful man on the planet.
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The guy must have seen the look in her eyes because he put his knife away and tried to escape.
Faced with a ``Sophie's Choice,'' the woman tossed the 18-month-old child off the plane and stayed aboard with the 4-year-old, Moore said, tears welling in her eyes.
The tragic loss was visible in her eyes as she shyly retold the story of how she met Cyrus Salehi, who was working at a Denny's in Koreatown when he spotted his future wife.