rivet (one's) eyes on (someone or something)

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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.
See also: eye, on, rivet
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fearful trance--and is about to look squarely at the other man, but instead he rivets his eyes on the white man's neck.