keep one's eyes open

keep one's eyes open
verb
pay attention; be watchful
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Keep your eyes peeled for any policemen

Usage Domain: ↑colloquialism
Hypernyms: ↑watch, ↑look out, ↑watch out
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s

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Somebody ——s PP

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phrasal or keep one's eyes peeled also keep one's eyes skinned
: to be on the alert : be watchful : be careful

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keep one's eyes open (or peeled or Brit. skinned)
be on the alert; watch carefully or vigilantly for something

visitors should keep their eyes peeled for lions


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  • keep one's eyes open — idi keep one s eyes open, to be especially alert or observant …   From formal English to slang

  • keep one's eyes open (or peeled or Brit. skinned) — watch out for something. → eye …   English new terms dictionary

  • keep one's eyes open — or keep one s eyes peeled phrasal to be on the alert ; be watchful …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • keep one's eyes open — See: EYES OPEN …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep one's eyes open — See: EYES OPEN …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep\ one's\ eyes\ open — See: eyes open …   Словарь американских идиом

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  • keep one's eyes peeled — ► keep one s eyes open (or peeled or Brit. skinned) watch out for something. Main Entry: ↑eye …   English terms dictionary

  • keep one's eyes peeled/skinned — ► keep one s eyes open (or peeled or Brit. skinned) watch out for something. Main Entry: ↑eye …   English terms dictionary

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