before someone's eyes

variants: or in front of someone's eyes

Definition of before someone's eyes

:in a very open and visible way so that someone can see it very clearly
  • Technology is changing right before our eyes.
  • We were watching a disaster take place in front of our very eyes.

Word by Word Definitions

before play
  1. : in advance : ahead

  2. : at an earlier time

  1. : forward of : in front of

  2. : in the presence of

  3. : under the jurisdiction or consideration of

  1. : earlier than the time that

  2. : sooner or quicker than

  3. : so that … do not

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

eye play eyes
  1. : a specialized light-sensitive sensory structure of animals that in nearly all vertebrates, most arthropods, and some mollusks is the image-forming organ of sight

  2. : all the visible structures within and surrounding the orbit and including eyelids, eyelashes, and eyebrows

  3. : the faculty of seeing with eyes

  1. : to fix the eyes on : look at

  2. : contemplate, consider

  3. : to watch or study closely


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