give\ one\ the\ eye

v. phr. slang
1. To look at, especially with interest and liking.

A pretty girl went by and all the boys gave her the eye.

2. To look or stare at, especially in a cold or unfriendly way.

Mrs. Jones didn't like Mary and didn't speak. She just gave her the eye when they met on the street.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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