give one the eye

[give one the eye] {v. phr.}, {slang} 1. To look at, especiallywith interest and liking.

A pretty girl went by and all the boysgave her the eye.

2. To look or stare at, especially in a cold orunfriendly way.

Mrs. Jones didn't like Mary and didn't speak. Shejust gave her the eye when they met on the street.