English version

catch somebody’s eye

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcatch somebody’s eyecatch somebody’s eyea) to attract someone’s attention and make them look at something Out on the freeway, a billboard caught his eye. b) to look at someone at the same moment that they are looking at you Every time she caught his eye, she would glance away embarrassed. catch
Examples from the Corpus
catch somebody’s eyeAll of a sudden, something red caught Barb's eye.I was walking through the market when a beautiful dress caught my eye.I caught Ben's eye in the rear-view mirror and knew what he was thinking.Wright caught the eye of filmmaker Spike Lee, who featured him in a jeans commercial.
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