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have one's eye on

  1. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see have,‎ one,‎ 's,‎ eye,‎ on.
  2. To watch.
    I have my eye on you, so you'd better not cause any trouble.
  3. To seek, to pursue
    • 2011 December 14, Angelique Chrisafis, “Rachida Dati accuses French PM of sexism and elitism”, in Guardian[1]:
      She now wants to be a Paris MP. But Fillon wants the same Paris seat when he steps down, after next year's election. Both have their eye on the main prize: running for Paris mayor in 2014.

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