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meet the eye

To be visible or noticeable. Perhaps most commonly used in the saying "more than meets the eye." A: "Did I put up too many decorations?" B: "Well, they were the first thing to meet the eye!"
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meet the/your ˈeye(s)

be seen: A strange sight met our eyes.
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Jo Durie agreed, claiming "there's a lot more to her than meets the eye" when there seemed to be plenty meeting the eye as it is.
His victory, as we know, required that he avoid meeting the eyes of the Gorgon, instead looking at her reflection in his bronze shield.