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public eye

noun
1.
public attention or notice; limelight:
a politician who keeps out of the public eye.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95
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  • So many other smaller or bigger killings get posted that the ones without public eye get no attention, which makes sense.
  • There is a basic misunderstanding in the public eye today.
  • If you roam the sidelines in a college sports arena, consider yourself in the public eye.
  • You're going to be put in the back somewhere, far from the public eye.
  • The lumping together of such distinct art forms has made it harder for each company to define itself crisply in the public eye.
  • Their challenge is to keep bird flu forever in the public eye.
  • Once his interest shifted definitively to food and nutrition, he was seldom out of the public eye.
  • It has stayed out of the public eye, and has kept the market guessing about when and how it would intervene.
  • Rather, the information will already be in the public eye before a journalist can type an opinion on the matter.
  • Yet he is painted as someone who hurts science in the public eye.

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