under the eye of

idiom

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

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“Under the eye of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/under%20the%20eye%20of. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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