Idioms

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Idioms

have eyes only for

have eyes only for

also only have eyes for

Meaning

  • be attracted to someone exclusively
  • be romantically interested or loyal to one person
  • desire someone
  • want no one else but one person

Example Sentences

  1. Jane was a very popular girl in her college and was surrounded by admirers, but she had eyes only for Steve.
  2. They are a very romantic couple. They have eyes only for each other and are always seen together.
  3. I don’t think Maggie has any reason to be jealous. Though Mark may be friends with other girls, he has eyes only for her.
  4. Don’t waste time trying to date him. He only has eyes for the girl he met at a club sometime back.
  5. He may not be very expressive, but I know that he has eyes only for you. Give him a chance and I think he’ll be ideal for you.
  6. I think they are back together. They didn’t speak to others much at the party and only had eyes for each other.
  7. He had eyes only for her, but didn’t have the courage to tell her as he was very shy and she was a very popular girl.
  8. She has eyes only for him and would never dream of dating anyone else.

Origin
This phrase has been used since the early 1800s.

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