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The state in which two people are aware of looking directly into one another's eyes.‘make eye contact with your interviewers’
- ‘We were especially impressed by the young lady who served us, with a pleasant smile and excellent eye contact.’
- ‘With a faked look of job satisfaction on my face, I make eye contact and smile at her.’
- ‘The children start making eye contact and reaching out to other people.’
- ‘I wanted to avoid eye contact so I looked away, but I could see his reflection in the window.’
- ‘Students are encouraged to initiate play and make eye contact with the autistic pupils.’
- ‘She makes eye contact with him and feels a soul-cleansing sense of self-worth.’
- ‘I looked to the teacher at the back of the class for support but as soon as we'd made eye contact she turned to look out of the window.’
- ‘Well - I never make prior eye contact with the vendor, and I never look at the goods for sale.’
- ‘If I try to make eye contact with people, then they will look back and there may be a spark of recognition, maybe not.’
- ‘Sudden realisation dawning in their eyes, they broke eye contact, looking to the ground.’
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