Definition of with one's/both eyes open
- I went into the job with my eyes (wide) open.
- If you do this, you need to do it with both eyes open.
: the one as well as the other
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
: being the two : affecting or involving the one and the other
: 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
: all the visible structures within and surrounding the orbit and including eyelids, eyelashes, and eyebrows
: the faculty of seeing with eyes
: to fix the eyes on : look at
: contemplate, consider
: to watch or study closely
: 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
: 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
: open and unobstructed space: such as
: open air
What made you want to look up with one's/both eyes open? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).