"Give someone the eye" means "to look at someone with romantic interest". Usage in a movie ("Gentlemen Prefer Blondes"): - All visitors ashore! All visitors ashore! - Bye-bye, baby, remember you're my baby, when they give you the eye.
"Beauty is in the eye of the beholder" means "different people have different opinions about what or who is beautiful". Example: It’s true that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. I haven’t found any of Mary’s boyfriends attractive.
idiomland: “ “Take someone to the cleaners” means “to get a lot of money from someone, usually by cheating them”. Example: Some people say the company took them to the cleaners by charging double for some services. Get our apps for learning English:.