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Difference between Acquirement, Acquisition, Attainment and Accomplishment

Difference between Give someone the big eye and Look at someone with big eyes

give someone the big eye —(coll.) look at a person with an open display of romantic interest (also: give someone the eye):

  • I can feel my dander rise watching him give her the big eye.

look at someone with big eyes(also: look at someone wideeyed) stare at a person in surprise:

  • “Are we having a son?” he asked, looking at her with big eyes shining from happiness.

Note: The expression does not correlate in meaning with the saying one’s eyes are bigger than his stomach—one wants more of smth. than he can handle:

  • His eyes are bigger than his stomach, or converted to garden terms, he would like to grow more varieties than his land can accommodate.