There are many expressions using the word“eye”in English. So today, let’s start with the word“eye”.
When it comes to relationships, people’s eyescan be a window into their hearts. This means thattheir eyes can tell a lot about how they feel. I willtell a story about a man and a woman who areteachers at the same school. The woman is interest原ed in the man. She uses many methods to catch hiseye, or get him to notice her. Once he sets eyes onher, or sees her, she might try to get him interestedin her by acting playful. In other words, she mighttry to make eyes at him or give him the eye.
Let us suppose that this man gets hit betweenthe eyes. In other words, the woman has a strongaffect on him. He wants to spend time with her toget to know her better. He asks her out on a date.
She is so happy that she may walk around fordays with stars in her eyes. She is extremely[adv.极其] happy because this man is the apple of hereye, a very special person. She might tell him thathe is the only person she wants, or “I only heeyes for you.”
On their date, the couple might eat a meal to原gether at a restaurant. If the man is really hungry,his eyes might be bigger than his stomach. Hemight order more food than he can eat. When hiood arrives at the table, his eyes might pop out. Hemight be very surprised by the amount of foodprovided. He might not even believe his own eyes.If fact, all eyes would be watching him if he ate allthe food. This might even cause raised eyebrows.People might look at the man with disapproval.
During their dinner, the couple might discusany things. They might discover that they see eye to eye, or agree on many issues. They share thesame beliefs and opinions. For example, they mightagree that every crime or injury should be pun原ished. That is, they firmly [adv. 坚固地；坚定地]believe in the idea of an eye for an eye. Theymight also agree that it is wrong to pull the woolover a person’s eyes. This means to try to trick aperson by making him believe something that ialse. But the man and woman do not believe inthe evil eye, that a person can harm you by lookingat you.
The next day, at their school, the woman asksthe man to keep an eye on, or watch the studentsin her class while she is out of the classroom. Thiight be hard to do when the teacher is writing ona board at the front of the classroom. To do so, ateacher would need to he eyes in the back of hishead. In other words, he would know what thechildren are doing even when he is not watchingthem.
Now, it’s your turn to guess the meanings ofthe expressions about the word“eye”！