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Close your eyes and go to sleep.
He gazed into her eyes as she spoke.
The suspect is in his twenties, with blond hair and blue eyes.
All eyes were on Carla as she completed her final dive.
I can’t come out tonight. I’m up to my eyes in schoolwork.
The first time we met, we couldn’t take our eyes off each other.
You see that guy over there – I’m pretty sure he was giving me the eye.
Proofreaders need to have a good eye for detail.
I’ve got my eye on you Sarah. Any more trouble and you’re out.
I had one eye on the clock the whole time.
In his mother’s eyes, the boy can do no wrong.
In the eyes of the law, theft is a less serious crime than handling stolen goods.
He asked me to keep an eye out for any houses to rent.
I don’t see eye to eye with my father on many things.
Steve needs to prove that there is more to him than meets the eye.
I feel that there’ s something more to this than meets the eye.
The story is told through the eyes of a child.
The girls sat on the ground under the watchful eye of their aunt.
I went into the job with my eyes open, fully knowing what it would involve.
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