Definition of eagle eye in English:

eagle eye

noun

  • A keen or close watch.

    ‘she was keeping an eagle eye on Leni’
    • ‘As the employment cost report shows, businesses are keeping an eagle eye on labor expenses.’
    • ‘The Professor has also been keeping an eagle eye on this stuff, of course.’
    • ‘I couldn't be relied on to keep an eagle eye on all my friends all the time could I?’
    • ‘It has done Scotland an enormous favour, particularly in bolstering the fund management business under the eagle eye of part - time cattle rancher Orie Dudley.’
    • ‘The police are waiting with an eagle eye to claw on the target!’
    • ‘Freebies await if you keep an eagle eye on cashiers ringing up your bill.’
    • ‘Meanwhile others are sure to be keeping an eagle eye on the extraordinary developments taking place in the upper yard of Dublin Castle.’
    • ‘He prefers informal chats with employees to group meetings but keeps an eagle eye on the numbers.’
    • ‘Conclusions about the strength of the government's faith in CIE management can be drawn from its determination to monitor the investment with an eagle eye.’
    • ‘Villagers who failed to halt a major house building project in Weir have vowed to keep an eagle eye on developers.’
    • ‘The rest of the party flowed past him to pass through the gate under the Guard detail's eagle eye, but Bahzell paused to clasp arms with him.’
    • ‘He visited all elephant camps regularly, inspecting his charges with an eagle eye, to ensure that his rigorous feeding and medication protocols were strictly followed.’
    • ‘Investment advisers down here are not exactly keeping an eagle eye on the graphs and pie charts of the north's property market either.’
    • ‘She assured him, keeping an eagle eye on his tensed body so that if he pounced she'd be ready.’
    • ‘Mr Gawthorpe, whose family have lived in York since 1646, used to try to dodge his uncle's eagle eye during their regular park escapades.’
    • ‘She kept an eagle eye out for guests with empty cups or plates that needed refilling.’
    • ‘He'd keep an eagle eye on her and pull her up for a word if necessary.’
    • ‘A teenager is appealing for Bradford residents to keep an eagle eye out for his beloved bird after it flew the coop.’
    • ‘Your job is to keep an eagle eye out for queries that you can post comments to, referring people back to your site.’
    • ‘There they came out, this army of Spanish matadors in the most superbly cut bomber-jackets that seemed to be embroidered by a tribe of Lambadi women under the maestro's eagle eye.’

Pronunciation

eagle eye