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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The organ of sight.

Usage examples (40)
  • An eye for an eye will make the whole world go blind.
  • They were in the eye of the storm
  • He tried to catch her eye
  • The thread wouldn't go through the eye for more
Tutoring comment
  • Keeping an "eye" (organ of sight) on local politics may lead you to vote "aye"/"ay" (affirmative, yes) in the next election. However, you may think, "I (the self) don't want to run for office."
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