before someone's eyes

idiom

variants or in front of 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.

Dictionary Entries Near before someone's eyes

Cite this Entry

“Before someone's eyes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/before%20someone%27s%20eyes. Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!


The Great British Vocabulary Quiz

  • union jack speech bubble
  • Named after Sir Robert Peel, what are British police called?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Solve today's spelling word game by finding as many words as you can with using just 7 letters. Longer words score more points.

Can you make 12 words with 7 letters?

PLAY