eyes open

[eyes open] 1. Careful watch or attention; readiness to see. -Usually used with "for".

Keep your eyes open for a boy in a red capand sweater.

The hunter had his eyes open for rabbits.

Theydrove on with their eyes open for a gas station.

Syn.: EYE OUT, KEEPONE'S EYES PEELED. 2. Full knowledge; especially of consequences;understanding of what will or might result. - Used with "have" or"with".

Automobile racing is dangerous. Bob went into it with hiseyes open.

Betty had her eyes open when she got married.