under the eye of


: while being watched by (someone)
The students did their work under the watchful/vigilant eye of their teacher.

Examples of under the eye of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The suit claimed that this behavior happened under the eye of Allen's management team, whom the plaintiff claimed was aware of the CMA award winner's behavior, but put her under his direction anyway. Sadie Bell, Peoplemag, 18 Mar. 2024 While police officials have hailed the technology as a crime-solving tool and a force multiplier, privacy advocates have noted that much of the city will find itself under the eye of this vast network. Lyndsay Winkley, San Diego Union-Tribune, 7 Aug. 2023 Including a stint studying art under the eye of Nam June Paik in Germany and one very unfortunate exhibit. Marta Balaga, Variety, 15 June 2023 The change would put the architect more fully under the eye of 535 of the most demanding bosses in the nation: members of Congress who rely on the agency for everything from running the lottery for lawmakers’ offices to hanging pictures to assigning them security details after threats. Elizabeth Williamson, New York Times, 7 June 2023 It will be used to make the United States a tougher and, for many, a nastier country, where big money always wins, under the eye of Rambo Jesus. Nina Burleigh, The New Republic, 16 May 2023 Perhaps most consequentially, under the eye of ubiquitous television cameras and livestreaming cellphones, the protests dominated the airwaves for weeks and generated conversation about coronavirus restrictions. New York Times, 21 Feb. 2022 But in the past few months, President Joe Biden and other Democrats have taken aim at the app, too, despite its efforts to placate politicians with a plan called Project Texas, which would involve moving all of its user data to the US under the eye of American company Oracle. Adi Robertson, The Verge, 23 Mar. 2023 The movie was filmed exclusively in Australia, under the eye of director-producer Baz Luhrmann and his marital and creative partner, Catherine Martin, who also is Oscar-nominated this year for costume and production design. Hilton Dresden, The Hollywood Reporter, 5 Mar. 2023

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'under the eye of.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Dictionary Entries Near under the eye of

Cite this Entry

“Under the eye of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/under%20the%20eye%20of. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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