eagle eye

noun
1.
unusually sharp visual powers; keen ability to watch or observe.
2.
a person who has sharp vision or who maintains a keen watchfulness.
3.
alert watchfulness.

Origin:
1595–1605

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eagle eye

Unusually keen sight; also, keen intellectual vision. For example, Antiques dealers have an eagle eye for valuable objects, or A good manager has an eagle eye for employee errors. [Late 1500s]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
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Example sentences
It requires an eagle eye for detail, grace under pressure, and significant cojones to get the shot that tells the whole story.
But the gee-whiz cool factor only scratches the surface of why bot movements should be watched with an eagle eye.
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