keep (one's) eye(s) peeled (for something or someone)

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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

keep one's eyes peeled

(for someone or something) Go to keep one's eyes open (for someone or something).
See also: eye, keep, peel

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

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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The red carpet show before the event will be packed with US TV stars, but keep your eyes peeled for Dame Maggie Smith (pictured), Lena Heady, Michelle Dockery, Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Idris Elba and Alfred Molina.
Keep your eyes peeled for a glimpse of Darwin who appears in the programme in a ghostly apparition.
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