not believe your eyes/ears

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not believe (one's) eyes

To be shocked or surprised by what one is seeing or has seen. Oh, I can't believe my eyes! Are you really throwing the ball in the house right now? Did you really buy me a new car? I don't believe my eyes!
See also: believe, eye, not

not beˌlieve your ˈeyes/ˈears

(usually used with can’t or couldn’t) think that something you see/hear is very surprising: I couldn’t believe my ears when I heard my name mentioned on the radio.
See also: believe, ear, eye, not
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If you have never witnessed this display of talent, you will not believe your ears.
But listen carefully to Alan Clayton's back to basics band, the Dirty Strangers, and you'll soon not believe your ears.