keep (one's) eye(s) peeled (for something or someone)(redirected from keep eye peeled)
keep (one's) eye(s) peeled (for something or someone)
To remain vigilant or carefully watchful (for something or someone). They should be arriving any minute, so keep your eyes peeled. Keep your eye peeled for a birthday gift we could give your mother. Tell everyone to keep their eyes peeled for the health inspector. We heard she'll be doing a surprise inspection someday soon.
keep one's eyes peeled
(for someone or something) Go to keep one's eyes open (for someone or something).
keep your eyes peeled
If you keep your eyes peeled, you watch very carefully for something or someone. Keep your eyes peeled for a parking space. We're looking for Sally so keep your eyes peeled. Note: You can also keep your eyes skinned. I doubt if she'll come back here, but keep your eyes skinned anyway. Note: This expression refers to not blinking and so not missing anything that happens, however quick. The skin or peel of the eyes are the eyelids.