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keep an eye on

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Synonyms and Antonyms of keep an eye on

to pay continued close attention to (something) for a particular purpose
  • Can you keep an eye on the biscuits so they don't burn?
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lay an egg

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1 to make a mistake
  • His book report was going perfectly until he laid an egg and got the main character's name wrong.
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2 to be unsuccessful
  • The gymnast nailed perfect landings on her first two vaults but really laid an egg on the third.
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on an even keel

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variants: also on even keel

Synonyms and Antonyms of on an even keel

not undergoing a change in condition
  • She's kept her credit score on an even keel so she hopes to be able to buy a car soon.
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put on an act

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Synonyms and Antonyms of put on an act

to take on a false or deceptive appearance
  • You don't need to put on an act just to impress us.
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within an inch of

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Synonyms and Antonyms of within an inch of

very close to but not completely
  • I was within an inch of winning the Scrabble tournament when my opponent played "quatorze" on a triple for 128 points.
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