We went to London and Paris last spring, where we saw the sights and shopped at stores like Chanel and Dior.
He points out the sights, offers the local gossip, reminisces about old haunts, and finally stops in front of his childhood home.
With safe sex advocates on the run, Warren and Ssempa trained their sights on another social evil.
If production had hoped the cast would turn lemons into lemonade by taking in the sights and culture, they were let down.
On Thursday, Amr Imam, a Cairo lawyer, filed a legal complaint of a similar bent—but this one has Abdullah in its sights.
The cartridges might not fit, or the sights might be set too high or too low.
sights as well as sounds were softened and glorified by the night, and by distance.
I cannot be telling you a half of the adventures Teig had that night, nor half the sights that he saw.
He wanted Estelle to walk with him, that he might show her all the sights that interested him.
The Jonesvillians made sights and sights of fun of him, poked fun at him, and snickered.
Old English sihð, gesiht, gesihð "thing seen; faculty of sight; aspect; vision; apparition," from Proto-Germanic *sekh(w)- (cf. Danish sigte, Swedish sigt, Middle Dutch sicht, Dutch zicht, Old High German siht, German Sicht, Gesicht), stem that also yielded Old English seon (see see (v.)), with noun suffix -th (2), later -t.
Verily, truth is sight. Therefore if two people should come disputing, saying, 'I have seen,' 'I have heard,' we should trust the one who says 'I have seen.' [Brhadaranyaka Upanishad 5.14.4]Meaning "perception or apprehension by means of the eyes" is from early 13c. Meaning "device on a firearm to assist in aiming" is from 1580s. A "show" of something, hence, colloquially, "a great many; a lot" (late 14c.). Sight for sore eyes "welcome visitor" is attested from 1738; sight unseen "without previous inspection" is from 1892. Sight gag first attested 1944. Middle English had sighty (late 14c.) "visible, conspicuous; bright, shining; attractive, handsome;" c.1400 as "keen-sighted;" mid-15c. as "discerning" (cf. German sichtig "visible").
The ability to see.
Field of vision.