watch (someone/something) with an eagle eye - to watch someone or something very closely and carefully.

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  • Eagle-eyed — Ea gle eyed , a. Sharp sighted as an eagle. Inwardly eagle eyed. Howell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • eagle-eyed — [adj] keen eyed clear sighted, hawk eyed, observant, perceptive, perspicacious, sharp eyed, X ray eye; concepts 402,542 …   New thesaurus

  • eagle-eyed — adj [only before noun] very good at seeing or noticing things ▪ One eagle eyed passerby noticed that the window was slightly open …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • eagle-eyed — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ sharp sighted and keenly observant …   English terms dictionary

  • eagle-eyed — [ē′g līd΄] adj. having keen vision …   English World dictionary

  • eagle-eyed — ADJ If you describe someone as eagle eyed, you mean that they watch things very carefully and seem to notice everything. Three cannabis plants were found by eagle eyed police officers …   English dictionary

  • eagle-eyed — adj. Eagle eyed is used with these nouns: ↑reader …   Collocations dictionary

  • eagle-eyed — adjective very good at seeing or noticing things: One eagle eyed passer by noticed that the window was slightly open …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • eagle-eyed — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. discerning, sharp eyed, hawk eyed; see keen sighted , observant 1 , sharp sighted . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. sharp eyed, hawk eyed, keen eyed, perceptive, observant. ANT.: dull eyed, unobservant …   English dictionary for students

  • eagle-eyed — a. 1. Sharp sighted, keen eyed, keen sighted, of piercing vision. 2. Discerning, perspicacious, penetrating, of piercing vision, of penetrating insight, quick sighted, sharp sighted, lynx eyed, hawk eyed, keen eyed, Argus eyed …   New dictionary of synonyms

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