Idiom of the week

Catch someone’s eye

Meaning: to attract attention; to make eye contact


  • The bright red car caught Tina’s eye.
  • While driving on the freeway, an interesting billboard caught my eye.
  • When Jen was walking down the street a handsome man caught her eye.

Pop Quiz: What will probably catch your eye?

a. someone walking a dog down the street

b. seeing a taxi cab drive by

c. seeing someone with a lot of jewelry walk past you

Click below for the answer

C is the correct answer. All of the jewelry is probably shiny and will attract your eye.

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3 thoughts on “Idiom of the week

  1. mya says:

    When i was going online a diamond ring caught my eye.

  2. Lisa says:

    When I saw a flower garden it caught my eye.

  3. Juan Zhao says:

    When we walked along the street in Brooklyn downtown, a special designed tall building caught our eyes.

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