have an eye for
To have good taste; to have the ability to discriminate or identify quality.

He has an eye for fine porcelain dishes and figurines.


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  • have an eye for — (something) to be able to understand and appreciate something. She certainly had an eye for art, which explains, of course, why she was a successful art dealer. Usage notes: also used in the form with an eye for something: I think I was born with …   New idioms dictionary

  • have an eye for — ► have an eye for be able to recognize and judge wisely. Main Entry: ↑eye …   English terms dictionary

  • have an eye for — have good taste in something, be able to judge correctly She has an eye for nice furniture and her apartment is absolutely beautiful …   Idioms and examples

  • have an eye for — 1) to have a natural ability for seeing or finding something Proofreaders need to have a good eye for detail. 2) to consider a particular type of person sexually attractive He s always had an eye for redheads …   English dictionary

  • have an eye for — {v. phr.} To be able to judge correctly of; have good taste in. * /She has an eye for color and style in clothes./ * /He has an eye for good English usage./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • have an eye for — {v. phr.} To be able to judge correctly of; have good taste in. * /She has an eye for color and style in clothes./ * /He has an eye for good English usage./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • have\ an\ eye\ for — v. phr. To be able to judge correctly of; have good taste in. She has an eye for color and style in clothes. He has an eye for good English usage …   Словарь американских идиом

  • have an eye for — be able to recognize and make good judgements about. → eye …   English new terms dictionary

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

  • have an eye for — …   Useful english dictionary

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