please the eye

please the eye

To be particularly attractive to look at; to be aesthetically pleasing. The movie's special effects certainly please the eye, but its woeful lack of a story makes it an absolute bore to endure. We want our school to please the eye so that students feel excited every time they walk through the doors.
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ˌplease the ˈeye

be very attractive to look at: We are proud to present our new lunchtime buffet, where we’re sure you will find dishes to please the eye as well as the palate (= they look and taste good).
See also: eye, please
References in classic literature ?
For every statue, cut gem, shrine, carven screen, or what else might please the eye of a learned clerk, there are a good hundred to our one.
Added Bence, 'We wanted this design to do more than just please the eye, we wanted it to spark conversation and delight among our multi-generational guests, thoughtfully marrying the old with the new.
To this end, the Hotel will feature internal displays of traditional crafts and artworks to please the eye of hotel guests.
A range of table, riser and wall mounts offer tremendous placement flexibility, while in-wall rated cabling enables topologies and room layouts that please the eye, as well as IT.
Up your garnish game Yes, the garnish will make your cocktail look pretty, but it can also do a lot more than just please the eye.
"They were created to please the eye, uplift the spirit, stir the imagination, express convictions.
The Bob Baffert trainee doesn't always please the eye with his habit of flashing his tail.
Alfred Sloan, who had become President of General Motors in 1923, had these somewhat more expansive words to say regarding the color of cars: "I think that the future of General Motors will be measured by the attractiveness that we put in the bodies from the standpoint of luxury of appointment, the degree to which they please the eye, both in contour and in color scheme ...."
The last acre or so, at the far end of the garden, consisted of beds planted as part of the horticultural trainees' work, and, again, laid out in patterns to please the eye.
Whether it's a classic slice, peculiar spears, a bold wedge or an unusual tongue, the cucumber gives ample opportunity for expressive experimentation in shape and size that is sure to please the eye as well as the palate.
people and extra-ordinary moments of nature to please the eye of the viewers.
Sharjeel Anzar, said the objective of his photography was to capture the actual life of the people and extra-ordinary moments of nature to please the eye of the viewers.
The interior is attractive: the colours, panelling, furnishing and outlook please the eye, and the seating well spaced, and there is none of the infernal intrusive musac.
But even though the standard's high, Its foreground fails to please the eye!
The General Havelock is a boozer that reminded me not to judge too much on appearances; the place might not please the eye, but its Sunday dinners certainly please the stomach.