Keep One’s Eyes Peeled

Welcome to English in a minute!This idiom sounds like it might be painful:Keep one’s eyes peeled.What does this mean? Peel your eyes? Let’s Find out:I am looking for some new clothes for work:I need some coats and ties,but I don’t have much money to spend.I think there might be some good sales coming soon.I’ll keep my eyes peeled and let you know if I see anything good for you.Keep your eyes peeled means you are watching carefully for something,or someone.You do not want to miss anything.To peel something means to pull back the outside cover like peeling an orange.Of course,You are not really peeling back your eyelid,When you keep your eyes peeled.And that’s English in a minute!

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