Have you ever heard the expression “see eye to eye”?
It is a pretty common phrase that you will hear in the UK from time to time so it is a good idea to learn what it means. In this episode, you will learn what it means, how it is used and even where it comes from.

See eye to eye – EXPLAINED

What does “see eye to eye” mean?

This is an idiom that we can use when you agree with or have a similar opinion with someone.

How is “see eye to eye” used?

Here are some examples:

  • Me and my boss could never see eye to eye

  • That couple can never seem to see eye to eye on what to have for lunch.

  • I don’t think we will be able to work together if we can’t even see eye to eye on basic things.

Where does “See eye to eye” come from?

The idiom is thought to derive from the Bible, the book of Isaiah, 52:8:

“Thy watchmen shall lift up the voice; with the voice together shall they sing: for they shall see eye to eye, when the LORD shall bring again Zion.”


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