If you tell someone to keep their eyes peeled for something, you are telling them to watch very carefully for it. [informal]
What does eye skinned mean?
: to look or watch closely in order to see or find (something) We kept our eyes skinned for a sign that would tell us where to turn.
What is another way to say keep your eyes peeled?
What is another word for keep eyes peeled?
|keep an eye out||keep your eyes open|
|keep an eye skinned||keep a look-out|
|wait||keep an eye peeled|
|watch||look out for|
Is keep your eyes peeled an idiom?
The purpose of the peeling is to “open” it up. This would then go on to become a metaphor. Just as someone removes the skin of a fruit of vegetable to “open” them up, so too someone who is “keeping their eyes peeled” is figuratively removing the skin of their eyelids to keep them open.
What is the meaning of slushies?
: a drink made of flavored ice crystals a lemon slushy For breakfast this morning she had a frozen strawberry slushie.—
What does on the qui vive mean?
Definition of qui vive
: alert, lookout —used in the phrase on the qui vive They lived on the qui vive, always ready for a duel if their honor was in any way impugned.—
What’s another way to say stay tuned?
Keep me in the loop. Keep me up-to-date. Keep me apprised. Keep me up to speed.
Where did eyes peeled come from?
To keep one’s eyes peeled means to be alert, observant. This seems an odd phrase, but dates back to the 1820s in Britain, when Sir Robert Peel established the first organised police force. The officers were known as ‘peelers, or ‘bobbies’.
What is the difference between peel and peal?
A peel is the skin of a fruit or vegetable. A peal is a loud sound of repeated or reverberating ringing (bells) or laughter.
Will keep my ears open?
From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishkeep your ears openkeep your ears opento always be listening in order to find out what is happening or to hear some useful information I hope you’ll all keep your eyes and ears open for anything unusual.
What is merci beaucoup?
Definition of merci beaucoup
: thank you very much.
What is the meaning of the word Pappy?
English Language Learners Definition of pappy
: a person’s father : papa. See the full definition for pappy in the English Language Learners Dictionary.
What sentimentality means?
Definition of sentimentality
1 : the quality or state of being sentimental especially to excess or in affectation. 2 : a sentimental idea or its expression. Synonyms Example Sentences Learn More About sentimentality.