believe one's eyes
{v. phr.} 1. To believe what one sees; trust one's eyesight. - Used with a negative or limiter or in an interrogative or conditional sentence. * /Is that a plane? Can I believe my eyes?/ 2. To be made sure of seeing something. * /She saw him there but she could hardly believe her eyes./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • believe one's eyes — {v. phr.} 1. To believe what one sees; trust one s eyesight. Used with a negative or limiter or in an interrogative or conditional sentence. * /Is that a plane? Can I believe my eyes?/ 2. To be made sure of seeing something. * /She saw him there… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • believe\ one's\ eyes — v. phr. 1. To believe what one sees; trust one s eyesight. Used with a negative or limiter or in an interrogative or conditional sentence. Is that a plane? Can I believe my eyes? 2. To be made sure of seeing something. She saw him there but she… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • be unable to believe one's eyes — be unable (or hardly able) to believe one s eyes (or ears) be amazed by what one sees or hears I couldn t believe my eyes when I opened the box …   Useful english dictionary

  • hardly able to believe one's eyes — ● believe …   Useful english dictionary

  • open one's eyes — or[open up one s eyes] {v. phr.} To make a person see or understand the truth; make a person realize; tell a person what is really happening or what really exists. * /Mary didn t believe that her cousin could be mean until the cousin opened Mary… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • open one's eyes — or[open up one s eyes] {v. phr.} To make a person see or understand the truth; make a person realize; tell a person what is really happening or what really exists. * /Mary didn t believe that her cousin could be mean until the cousin opened Mary… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • open\ one's\ eyes — • open (up) one s eyes v. phr. To make a person see or understand the truth; make a person realize; tell a person what is really happening or what really exists. Mary didn t believe that her cousin could be mean until the cousin opened Mary s… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • rub one's eyes in disbelief — be in a state of amazement, does not believe one s eyes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • open\ up\ one's\ eyes — • open (up) one s eyes v. phr. To make a person see or understand the truth; make a person realize; tell a person what is really happening or what really exists. Mary didn t believe that her cousin could be mean until the cousin opened Mary s… …   Словарь американских идиом

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