One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The state of being known or of interest to people in general, especially through the media.‘the pressures of being constantly in the public eye’
the spotlight, the limelight, the glare of publicity, prominenceView synonyms
- ‘The committees performed well in bringing information about these cases to the public eye.’
- ‘I will be in the public eye and will have to hold myself and behave in a manner becoming of that position.’
- ‘Growing up in the public eye certainly accelerated the maturing process.’
- ‘You don't have to be a politician or a person in the public eye to gain media attention.’
- ‘A hive of activity is taking place away from the public eye at the new Commonwealth Games stadium.’
- ‘He shied away from the public eye in the months leading up to the conference.’
- ‘People in the public eye could learn a thing or two from the princess.’
- ‘She urged celebrities and people in the public eye not to wear fur as this can lead to fashion trends being set.’
- ‘Make periodic withdrawals from the public eye with consequent eagerly anticipated comebacks.’
- ‘But it is time now to draw back from treating him as a public spectacle and let him fight his demons out of the public eye.’
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