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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
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 ]
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