keep your eye on the ball

keep your eye on the ball

If you keep your eye on the ball, you continue to pay close attention to what you are doing. She won widespread praise for her tough negotiating skills and her ability to keep her eye on the ball. Compare with take your eye off the ball.
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keep your eye on (or take your eye off) the ball

keep (or fail to keep) your attention focused on the matter in hand.
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keep your eye on the ˈball

continue to give your attention to what is most important: We’ve got to keep our eye on the ball if we want to remain successful.
See also: ball, eye, keep, on
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