with eyes open

with eyes open
with (your) eyes open knowing about all the problems there could be with something that you want to do.

'You want to get married? But you're only 18!' 'I'm doing this with my eyes open, so don't worry about me.'

It was difficult to succeed in the acting profession but I went into it with my eyes open.


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  • with your/both eyes open — fully aware of what could happen I went into the job with my eyes (wide) open. If you do this, you need to do it with both eyes open. • • • Main Entry: ↑eye with your/both eyes open see ↑eye, 1 • • • …   Useful english dictionary

  • with your eyes open — with (your) eyes open knowing about all the problems there could be with something that you want to do. You want to get married? But you re only 18! I m doing this with my eyes open, so don t worry about me. It was difficult to succeed in the… …   New idioms dictionary

  • with your eyes open — with your eyes ˈopen idiom fully aware of the possible problems or results of a particular course of action • I went into this with my eyes open so I guess I only have myself to blame. Main entry: ↑eyeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • with one's eyes open — ► with one s eyes open fully aware of possible difficulties. Main Entry: ↑eye …   English terms dictionary

  • eyes open — 1. Careful watch or attention; readiness to see. Usually used with for . * /Keep your eyes open for a boy in a red cap and sweater./ * /The hunter had his eyes open for rabbits./ * /They drove on with their eyes open for a gas station./ Syn.: EYE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • eyes open — 1. Careful watch or attention; readiness to see. Usually used with for . * /Keep your eyes open for a boy in a red cap and sweater./ * /The hunter had his eyes open for rabbits./ * /They drove on with their eyes open for a gas station./ Syn.: EYE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • eyes\ open — 1. Careful watch or attention; readiness to see. Usually used with for . Keep your eyes open for a boy in a red cap and sweater. The hunter had his eyes open for rabbits. They drove on with their eyes open for a gas station. Syn.: eye out, keep… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Eyes Open (album) — Infobox Album | Name = Eyes Open Type = Album Artist = Snow Patrol Released = May 1, 2006 Recorded = October December 2005 Genre = Alternative rock Length = 45:00 Label = Polydor/A M Producer = Jacknife Lee Reviews = *AllMusic Rating|4|5… …   Wikipedia

  • with one's eyes open — I fully aware of the possible difficulties or consequences I went into this job with my eyes open II with one s eyes open (or with open eyes) fully aware of the risks and other implications of an action or situation I went into the job with my… …   Useful english dictionary

  • with one's eyes open —    If you do something with your eyes open, you are fully aware of what you are doing.     I took on the job with my eyes wide open so I m not complaining.     eyes on stalks    If your eyes are on stalks when you look at something, they are wide …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

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