keep your eyes 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.
See also: keep, peel, something
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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.
See also: eye, keep, peel
Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012

keep your ˈeyes open/peeled/skinned (for somebody/something)

watch carefully (for somebody/something): Keep your eyes peeled, and if you see anything suspicious, call the police immediately.
See also: eye, keep, open, peel, skinned
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KEEP YOUR EYES PEELED Eleanor Stewart with banana prop
In May and June, Nimmo offers daylong and weeklong "nature and nurture" retreats that revolve around rainforest hikes, ocean kayaking, and wildlife-viewing excursions via stand-up paddleboards (keep your eyes peeled for bears along the shore).
With numbers inside your Irish Daily Mirror and Irish Sunday Mirror each day, keep your eyes peeled as you could hold the winning numbers.
Not surprisingly the cuddly toy version of Moz - PS20 with PS2 going to Barnardo's - is selling out fast (although more are being made so keep your eyes peeled!) so you need to be quick if you want to snuggle up to your own.
A bakery spokesman said: "Please keep your eyes peeled for it.
Don't worry, though, there's amazing stuff coming up for me so keep your eyes peeled."
Keep your eyes peeled for information about our next Texas Tribune trivia night.
Every design element works to fine-tune the focus--slow-shifting lights keep your eyes peeled, occasional drumbeats prick up your ears--and the Belgian director teases out so many of the play's textures and tensions that, watching, you start to feel like a first-class literature major,
However, as all mums love The Sanctuary and we all love a bargain, keep your eyes peeled for this gorgeous new butterfly box crammed with 10 of its products.
Keep your eyes peeled if you haven't seen them yet, they're impossible not to like.
Shah Rukh Khan will dance along with a string of heroines on stage, actress Madhuri Dixit will set the stage on fire with her dance moves and keep your eyes peeled on the Bollywood brigade dressed in their finest.
Keep your eyes peeled for a glimpse of Darwin who appears in the programme in a ghostly apparition.
The scene lasts less than four seconds, so keep your eyes peeled.
Opener Keep Your Eyes Peeled is more a statement of intent than anything else - we're here, now pay attention - a huge crunching rock volcano which threatens to erupt but never actually does.
Also, keep your eyes peeled. The TEWS engine manual will be added to the JTD1 website soon.
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