To keep your eyes peeled 保持高度警覺

Image caption A pumpkin made into a lantern for Halloween, often called a 'jack-o』-lantern'. Photo: BBC


如果有人提醒你說 『to keep your eyes peeled』 意思就是要你保持高度警覺,注意觀察周圍的一切。


John told me he'd meet us in the mall, so keep your eyes peeled.

We need to follow signs for the motorway, so keep your eyes peeled.

Mum will be home any minute. Keep your eyes peeled whilst I tidy up!


另一個短語 keep your nose out 的意思是不要多管閒事。

This has got nothing to do with you. Keep your nose out!