One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Be (exclusively) interested in or attracted to.‘he has eyes for no one but you’
be attracted to, find attractive, be captivated by, be infatuated with, be taken with, desireView synonyms
- ‘In fact, I think she takes it really hard that I don't only have eyes for her.’
- ‘The woman replies, ‘That will be okay because I will be the most beautiful woman and he will only have eyes for me.’’
- ‘Is it fair for the logo to get bashed just because some people don't understand and only have eyes for the price?’
- ‘Antony, with his dirty blonde hair, green eyes and his fiery temper could have had any girl he wanted, but he had eyes for only one, his on-off girlfriend Daisy.’
- ‘Sure, you'll probably run into that person you have eyes for outside their house, but you have no reason to be there, you sociopath.’
- ‘But when I am out and about with my partner, I only have eyes for him.’
- ‘Lula definitely has eyes for reform of the UN Security Council.’
- ‘I admit he's attractive, BUT I only have eyes for Zack.’
- ‘But the world, it seems, has eyes for only one Australian swim star.’
- ‘Their brother, Bruno, is the complete opposite, so they complain I only have eyes for him.’
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