clap eyes on

clap eyes on
Phrs. To notice. E.g."He clapped eyes on her across the dancefloor and knew he was falling in love."

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

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  • clap eyes on — To catch sight of, to see • • • Main Entry: ↑clap * * * set/lay/clap/eyes on phrase to see someone or something, especially for the first time I have no wish to set eyes on this place ever again …   Useful english dictionary

  • clap eyes on —    If you clap eyes on someone or something, you actually see them.     I ve heard of him but I ve never clapped eyes on him …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • clap eyes on — See lay eyes on …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • clap eyes on somebody — clap/lay/set eyes on sb/sth idiom (informal) (usually used in negative sentences) to see sb/sth • I haven t clapped eyes on them for weeks. • I hope I never set eyes on this place again! …   Useful english dictionary

  • clap eyes on something — clap/lay/set eyes on sb/sth idiom (informal) (usually used in negative sentences) to see sb/sth • I haven t clapped eyes on them for weeks. • I hope I never set eyes on this place again! …   Useful english dictionary

  • clap eyes on —  See (briefly) …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • clap — clap1 [klap] vi. clapped, clapping [ME clappen < OE clæppan, to throb, beat; akin to ON klapp, OHG klapf, clap, crack: orig. echoic] 1. to make a sudden, explosive sound, as of two flat surfaces being struck together 2. to strike the palms of… …   English World dictionary

  • clap — 1 verb clapped, clapping 1 (I) to hit your hands together loudly and continuously to show that you enjoyed a performance or that you approve of something: The crowd roared with approval and clapped. 2 clap your hands a) to hit your hands together …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • clap — clap1 [klæp] v past tense and past participle clapped present participle clapping [: Old English; Origin: clAppan] 1.) [I and T] to hit your hands against each other many times to make a sound that shows your approval, agreement, or enjoyment… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • clap — [[t]klæ̱p[/t]] claps, clapping, clapped 1) VERB When you clap, you hit your hands together to express appreciation or attract attention. The men danced and the women clapped... [V n] Midge clapped her hands, calling them back to order... [V n]… …   English dictionary

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