keen/sharp eye


: a special ability to notice or recognize a particular thing or quality
He has a keen/sharp eye for detail.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Brown’s sympathy for the imperatives of the crown as an institution is balanced by her keen eye for the foibles of those who wear it. Sophia Nguyen, Washington Post, 2 May 2023 Where Dave is the builder, Jenny transforms rooms and homes into beautiful spaces with her keen eye for style and design. Rebecca Norris, Country Living, 1 May 2023 But he's also got a keen eye on the future, having touted early on the music of bands such as The White Stripes and Arcade Fire. Marco Della Cava, USA TODAY, 7 Apr. 2023 So, naturally, the Red Sox have kept a keen eye on him throughout camp by managing his workload and recovery. Julian Mcwilliams,, 7 Mar. 2023 At Emergence Magazine, Lucy Jones turns her keen eye to the many mysteries of slime mold and finds beauty, wonder, and higher truths in the moist crevices of her own back yard. Krista Stevens, Longreads, 14 Feb. 2023 Parker’s keen eye and experience helped slowly grow The Yarde Tavern from when its doors first opened in 2009. Blaine Callahan, Hartford Courant, 5 Jan. 2023 Serge’s simultaneous ambivalence about the status of the individual and sympathetic investment in individuals (and his keen eye for particulars) provides the constitutive tension of his best fiction. Ben Lerner, The New York Review of Books, 29 Dec. 2022 McGrady clearly has a keen eye for observing the game from his work as an NBA analyst. Dj Siddiqi, Forbes, 10 Dec. 2021 See More

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“Keen/sharp eye.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Jun. 2023.

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