all eyes

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all eyes

Watching very closely, as in The buyers at the fashion show were all eyes. Worded slightly differently (with all one's eyes), this idiom dates from the mid-1500s. Also see its counterpart, all ears.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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