eye

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Inflections of 'eye' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
eyes
v 3rd person singular
eyeing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
eyed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
eyed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

eye

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. have [green, blue, brown] eyes
  2. have [big, wide, squinty, sad] eyes
  3. what color are your eyes?
  4. the [event, president] is in the public eye
  5. has a missing eye
  6. is missing an eye
  7. has a [scar, bruise, cut] around his eye
  8. the [sun, light] hurt my eyes
  9. the [sun] is blinding my eyes
  10. look me in the eye when you [talk, speak] to me
  11. am keeping my eye on you
  12. please keep an eye on him (for me)
  13. keep an eye on my [bag, case]
  14. keep an eye out for [our dog, a good deal]
  15. [shot, poked] his eye out
  16. got [punched, poked] in the eye
  17. come see with your own eyes
  18. an eye for an eye
  19. is giving her the evil eye
  20. [is, works as, hired] a private eye
  21. has a [good, sharp, great, keen] eye for detail
  22. has a [good] eye for [mistakes, forgeries]
  23. under the watchful eyes of the [children, guards, audience]
  24. (seen) through the eyes of a [child, six-year-old]
  25. in the eyes of the law, you are [responsible, guilty]
  26. through the eye of [a, the] needle
  27. in the eye of the storm
  28. beauty is in the eye of the beholder
  29. she is the apple of his eye
n as adj
  1. [make, maintain] eye contact
  2. was an eye-opening experience
  3. is a real eye-opener
  4. proper eye care
  5. an eye doctor
  6. eye color
  7. always wear eye protection (when)
  8. red eye reduction
v
  1. was eyeing her [shoes, bracelet, dress]
  2. eyeing his food [hungrily, greedily]
  3. eyeing him [suspiciously, intently]
  4. eyeing him with [curiosity, suspicion, envy]
  5. he [is, was] eyeing me up
  6. eyeing me up and down
  7. eyeing up a new [TV, car, computer]
  8. eyeing up that [dress, cake]
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