have/keep an/one's eye out for


: to hope to see or find (someone or something)
I'm keeping an eye out for a good cheap used car.
He'll be here soon, so keep your eye out for him.

Examples of have/keep an/one's eye out for in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Just before totality keep an eye out for Baily's Beads, Shadow Bands, and the Diamond Ring. Read More: How to Safely Watch the Total Eclipse Baily’s Beads occur very briefly, as small beads of light become visible just as the eclipse enters totality. Simmone Shah, TIME, 8 Apr. 2024 For a slightly different shopping experience, keep an eye out for pop-ups. Lydia Mansel, Travel + Leisure, 6 Apr. 2024 Those with dry or mature skin should choose hydrating options, while those with oilier complexions should keep an eye out for powders with mattifying properties. Clare Holden, Glamour, 2 Apr. 2024 De Roode hopes those across North America gearing up for the next solar eclipse remember to keep an eye out for any vanishing low-lying cumulus clouds. Ayurella Horn-Muller, CNN, 30 Mar. 2024 Here’s a look at some of the prospects fans should know for Opening Day and to keep an eye out for later this summer. Laurence Miedema, The Mercury News, 28 Mar. 2024 The Two River Police Department has asked all members of the public to keep an eye out for the toddler and check all urban and rural areas, including water, to help find him or any evidence related to his disappearance. Kerry Breen, CBS News, 19 Mar. 2024 Hikers planning to trek the area are asked to keep an eye out for her. Daniella Segura, Sacramento Bee, 25 Mar. 2024 Kids can build their own treehouse/observation tower to keep an eye out for incoming dinosaurs. Maya Polton, Parents, 24 Mar. 2024

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“Have/keep an/one's eye out for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%2Fkeep%20an%2Fone%27s%20eye%20out%20for. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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