have one's eye on
- Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see have, one, 's, eye, on.
- To watch.
- I have my eye on you, so you'd better not cause any trouble.
- To seek, to pursue
- 2011 December 14, Angelique Chrisafis, “Rachida Dati accuses French PM of sexism and elitism”, in Guardian:
- 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.
idioms meaning "to seek, pursue"
watch — see watch