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have eyes like saucers

To be looking at someone or something with wide eyes, likely due to surprise or awe. We all had eyes like saucers when Mom and Aunt Judy started screaming at each other during dinner.
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eyes like saucers

Wide eyes, likely due to surprise or awe. We all had eyes like saucers when Mom and Aunt Judy started screaming at each other during dinner.
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eyes like saucers

Fig. eyes opened widely as in amazement. Our eyes were like saucers as we witnessed another display of the manager's temper.
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have eyes like saucers

have your eyes opened wide in amazement.
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An antique Chinese blue- and -white saucer gives this water carafe quiet dignity beside its more elegant peers.
Oesterling's Sandblasting & Painting in nearby Butler, Pennsylvania, sandblasted and recoated the saucer, with the Mars Historical Society choosing the silver-metallic color.
These recommendations and findings are provided by the Europe Nostra cultural heritage organization and the European Investment Bank (EIB) in a study on the future of the so-called "flying saucer" of Buzludzha Peak.
"My book features a scene set in modern times in which an RAF Eurofighter Typhoon shoots down a flying saucer with cannon fire."
You can make a simple bird bath out of plant pots, says the Woodland Trust YOU WILL NEED: A large terracotta plant pot A large plant saucer Strong glue Some small stones or gravel HOW TO MAKE IT 1.
"UFO Became A Mum" (September 28, 1968): "A flying saucer which gave birth over Willenhall has been reported to the Unidentified Flying Object Information Centre of Mr Brian Leathley-Andrew.
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Due to its peculiar appearance, the planet-forming disk, which goes by the unwieldy name of 2MASS J16281370-2431391, has earned a catchier nickname - the "Flying Saucer."
The collection includes plates, teacup and saucer, demitasse cup and saucer, breakfast cup and saucer, teapot, cream jug, sugar bowl, canister, coffee cup and saucer and sandwich tray.
Three students were awarded scholarships for their entries in the AFS Wisconsin Chapter's First Spoon, Cup and Saucer Contest.
Agency researchers are developing a spacecraft that looks just like a flying saucer, with the hopes of helping a manned mission to Mars one day land softly on the Red Planet.
As the water evaporates from the pebble-filled saucer, the moisture will pass up through the plant foliage raising the humidity.
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A few have reported seeing red laser beams coming out of the saucers and a person in flowing robes inside the saucer.