eye to eye

see see eye to eye.

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Historical Examples of eye to eye

  • Not only did they face him eye-to-eye, but in some ways they appeared able to read his thoughts.

    The Defiant Agents

    Andre Alice Norton

  • Penrod, darkly argumentative, prepared to perform the eye-to-eye business.


    Booth Tarkington

  • The young women of this new Race are open, strong, eye-to-eye, free spoken.

    The Hive

    Will Levington Comfort

  • Dr. Surtaine had sat down, directly opposite the visitor, fronting him eye-to-eye.

    The Clarion

    Samuel Hopkins Adams

  • Eye-to-eye contact assists one to know and appreciate each other as caring persons.