Eye Idioms

Open someone’s eyes To open someone’s eyes is to make them discover something. It was an unpleasant experience but it opened my eyes to truth. In the blink of an eye If something happens in the blink of an eye, it happens quite quickly. My laptop was gone in the blink of an eye. Close …

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Take Potshots At | English Idioms

To take potshots at somebody is to criticize them. This isn’t fair criticism, though. Pot shot means criticism that is rather unfair. The sole objective of taking pot shots at somebody is to make them feel bad. My mother-in-law likes to take potshots at everything that I do. (= My mother-in-law likes to criticize everything that I do.) He doesn’t contribute …

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