with one's/both eyes open

Definition of with one's/both eyes open

  1. :  fully aware of what could happen I went into the job with my eyes (wide) open. If you do this, you need to do it with both eyes open.

Word by Word Definitions

bothplay
  1. :  the one as well as the other

  1. : used as a function word to indicate and stress the inclusion of each of two or more things specified by coordinated words, phrases, or clauses

  1. :  being the two :  affecting or involving the one and the other

eyeplay eyes
  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

    :  the nearly spherical usually paired hollow organ of sight in vertebrates that is filled with a jellylike material, is lined with a photosensitive retina, and is lodged in a bony orbit in the skull

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

  1. :  to fix the eyes on :  look at

    :  contemplate, consider

    :  to watch or study closely

openplay
  1. :  having no enclosing or confining barrier :  accessible on all or nearly all sides

    :  being in a position or adjustment to permit passage :  not shut or locked

    :  having a barrier (such as a door) so adjusted as to allow passage

  1. :  to move (something, such as a door) from a closed position

    :  to make available for entry or passage by turning back (something, such as a barrier) or removing (something, such as a cover or an obstruction)

    :  to make available for or active in a regular function

  1. :  opening

    :  open and unobstructed space: such as

    :  open air


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