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I gave him the eye #1 (permalink) Sun Feb 27, 2011 20:42 pm   I gave him the eye
 

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ESL/EFL Test #483 "English Slang Idioms (225)", question 1

"I saw this kid stick a couple of screwdrivers in his pocket today. I gave him the ......... and he put them back. I hate it when kids steal and I have to call the police. I don't like to be partially responsible for kids getting a criminal record," jack told Grace.

(a) point
(b) eye
(c) graft
(d) lift

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #483 "English Slang Idioms (225)", answer 1

"I saw this kid stick a couple of screwdrivers in his pocket today. I gave him the eye and he put them back. I hate it when kids steal and I have to call the police. I don't like to be partially responsible for kids getting a criminal record," jack told Grace.

Correct answer: (b) eye
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I gave him the eye #2 (permalink) Sun Feb 27, 2011 23:41 pm   I gave him the eye
 

Gave him the eye - glared at him in a way that left him knowing that I knew what he was up to.
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