meet (one's) gaze

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meet (one's) gaze

To make eye contact with one, typically in a way that is confident or without shame. She couldn't meet my gaze because she knew how angry I was with her. When shaking hands with someone, you should always meet their gaze.
See also: gaze, meet
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uk PEERING through masks of blood and grime, the children of Syria meet our gaze with haunted eyes.
When walking through Coventry it's so nice to see, Lovely tubs of flowers spread around pleasingly, Beautiful petunias of different colour shades, White daisies, red geraniums to meet our gaze.
There were graceful ospreys swooping down for a mouthful of wriggling fish, long-billed great blue herons that blended in with the gray-brown reeds along the shore, a flock of Canadian geese riding on the lake's surface and two mini-herds of coastal mule deer who munched grass alongside the shore, stopping long enough to meet our gaze but unfrightened.