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Keep one's eyes open?


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August 06, 2008 6:38AM

The phrase "Keep one's eye open" doesn't mean the literal, to keep your eye open, that would be a little difficult. It does however, for the most part, mean to be watchful in all things that you do, be cautious and careful, don't head into something with your eyes closed, or with out checking all the possibilities and options out.

The same goes with the saying "Keep your eyes on the prize", it doesn't mean to literally keep your eyes on the prize, however it means to keep your goals with in sight, always in your mind, what ever your "prize" is when you accomplish the needed task.