discerning eye

n. 慧眼

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  • discerning eye — If a person has a discerning eye, they are particularly good at judging the quality of something …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • discerning eye —    If a person has a discerning eye, they are particularly good at judging the quality of something.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Discerning eye —   If a person has a discerning eye, they are particularly good at judging the quality of something …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • discerning — di|scern|ing [dıˈsə:nıŋ US ə:r ] adj showing the ability to make good judgments, especially about art, music, style etc = ↑discriminating ▪ an ideal tour for the discerning traveller the discerning eye/ear (=someone who can make good judgments… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • eye — eyeable, adj. eyelike, adj. eyer, n. /uy/, n., pl. eyes, (Archaic) eyen or eyne; v., eyed, eying or eyeing. n. 1. the organ of sight, in vertebrates typically one of a pair of spherical bodies contained in an orbit of the skull and in humans… …   Universalium

  • eye — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 part of the body ADJECTIVE ▪ left, right ▪ amber, blue, brown, dark, golden, green, grey/gray …   Collocations dictionary

  • eye — /aɪ / (say uy) noun (plural eyes) 1. the organ of sight or vision. 2. all the structures situated within or near the orbit which assist the organ of vision. 3. this organ with respect to the colour of the iris: blue eyes. 4. the region… …   Australian English dictionary

  • eye — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. watch, ogle, stare, view, observe, scrutinize, inspect. See vision. n. orb, visual organ; optic; eyesight, perception; vision; opinion, view; hook, loop, opening. See circularity, body. II (Roget s …   English dictionary for students

  • Discerning — Discern Dis*cern , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Discerned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Discerning}.] [F. discerner, L. discernere, discretum; dis + cernere to separate, distinguish. See {Certain}, and cf. {Discreet}.] 1. To see and identify by noting a difference… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • discerning — adj. Discerning is used with these nouns: ↑buyer, ↑eye, ↑palate, ↑reader, ↑traveller …   Collocations dictionary

  • have an eye for — idi to be discerning about …   From formal English to slang

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