with a critical eye

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of with a critical eye

:in a manner using or involving careful judgment about the good and bad parts
  • We need to look at these proposed changes with a critical eye before we accept them.

Word by Word Definitions

critical play
  1. : inclined to criticize severely and unfavorably

  2. : consisting of or involving criticism

  3. : exercising or involving careful judgment or judicious evaluation

eye play
  1. : a specialized light-sensitive sensory structure of animals that in nearly all vertebrates, most arthropods, and some mollusks is the image-forming organ of sight

  2. : all the visible structures within and surrounding the orbit and including eyelids, eyelashes, and eyebrows

  3. : the faculty of seeing with eyes

  1. : to fix the eyes on : look at

  2. : contemplate, consider

  3. : to watch or study closely


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