rivet (one's) eyes on (someone or something)(redirected from rivet their eyes)
rivet (one's) eyes on (someone or something)
To focus one's gaze or attention completely and continuously on someone or something. I riveted my eyes on the television as the final seconds of the game ticked away. I don't think I could handle celebrity. Having thousands of people rivet their eyes on me every day sounds like a nightmare.
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