keep one's eye on the ball

keep one's eye on the ball
be watchful and ready

You should keep your eye on the ball or you will make a mistake.


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  • keep one's eye on the ball — {v. phr.} 1. To watch the ball at all times in a sport, usually in order to hit it or get it; not stop watching the ball. * /Keep your eye on the baseball or you won t be able to hit it./ 2. {informal} To be watchful and ready; be wide awake and… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep one's eye on the ball — {v. phr.} 1. To watch the ball at all times in a sport, usually in order to hit it or get it; not stop watching the ball. * /Keep your eye on the baseball or you won t be able to hit it./ 2. {informal} To be watchful and ready; be wide awake and… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep one's eye on the ball — ► keep one s eye on (or take one s eye off) the ball keep (or fail to keep) one s attention focused on the matter in hand. Main Entry: ↑ball …   English terms dictionary

  • keep one's eye on the ball — keep one s eye on (or take one s eye off) the ball keep (or fail to keep) one s attention focused on the matter in hand …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep\ one's\ eye\ on\ the\ ball — v. phr. 1. To watch the ball at all times in a sport, usually in order to hit it or get it; not stop watching the ball. Keep your eye on the baseball or you won t be able to hit it. 2. informal To be watchful and ready; be wide awake and ready to …   Словарь американских идиом

  • keep one's eye on the ball — verb To maintain ones concentration fixed on one important theme. My ethos has always been to be very straight with people, tell it as it is. It doesnt often make people happy but I found that over a period of time its better to be that way. So… …   Wiktionary

  • keep one's eye on (or take one's eye off) the ball — keep (or fail to keep) one s attention focused on the matter in hand. → ball …   English new terms dictionary

  • take one's eye off the ball — ► keep one s eye on (or take one s eye off) the ball keep (or fail to keep) one s attention focused on the matter in hand. Main Entry: ↑ball …   English terms dictionary

  • take one's eye off the ball — verb To lose ones concentration on what is most important. One of the keys to success in business is never to take your eye off the ball. Ant: keep ones eye on the ball …   Wiktionary

  • keep\ one's\ eye\ on — • keep an eye on • keep one s eye on • have one s eye on v. phr. 1. To watch carefully; not stop paying attention to. Keep an eye on the stove in case the coffee boils. You must keep your eye on the ball when you play tennis. A good driver keeps… …   Словарь американских идиом

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