avoir le compas dans l'œil

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /a.vwaʁ lə kɔ̃.pɑ dɑ̃ l‿œj/

VerbEdit

avoir le compas dans l'œil

  1. (figuratively) to be able to size things up immediately, to be able to measure distances to the naked eye, to be able to judge size by sight, to have an accurate eye, to have a good eye for proportions

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