can't believe your eyes

Idiom Definition

Idiom Definition - can't believe your eyes

"can't believe your eyes"

an expression used to express complete disbelief, surprise or anger with something you have seen


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - can't believe your eyes

Two colleagues are talking ...

Colleague 1:  Come and take a look at these sales figures.

Colleague 2:  No way!  I can't believe my eyes.  Sales have doubled in the last month?

Colleague 1:  It's pretty amazing, right?  I guess that new advertising campaign really worked well.

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - can't believe your eyes

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1:  You look sad.

Friend 2:  I am. I just received an eviction notice from my apartment.

Friend 1:  Have you been paying your rent? Have there been other problems?

Friend 2:  I always pay on time and am a model resident. I came home the other day and checked my mail and I couldn't believe my eyes, an eviction notice. Apparently, the building owner is selling to a developer who wants to build a mall.

Friend 1:  Incredible!

can't believe your eyes - Usage:


can't believe your eyes - Gerund Form:

There is no gerund form for can't believe your eyes.

can't believe your eyes - Examples:

1)  I can not believe my eyes, this is the most disturbing and disgusting thing I have ever seen in my ...

2)  I cant believe my eyes. You are joking!

3)  Imperialism and freedom just don't match. I can't believe my eyes. As a Chinese who lives in U.S., I know very well how big ...

4)  I look and I can not believe my eyes: for what devilry has destiny driven us to this accursed inn?

5)  I can't believe my eyes when I see the kind of stuff that wins first prize.

6)  I can't believe my eyes! this is the most incompetent administration, and so-called leader the world has ever ...

7)  I can not believe my eyes at the number of graves.

8)  ... jaw dropped. I'm astonished. I can not believe my eyes. This is... unbelievable.

9)  I can not believe my eyes, it is just all so sad.

10)  I can't believe my eyes when I received a PM from Axel like 2 days ago, I was all ...

11)  ... major face-lift since my last visit 2 years ago. I couldn't believe my eyes, the building has been renovated, the old furniture dispensed off or re-upholstered, ...

12)  When I saw her picture in The Sun I could not believe my eyes. Who would ever think they would bed a Russian spy?

13)  Off the line I was very slow and couldn't believe my eyes as Andrea passed me like a rocket almost instantly.

14)  Potter standing next to the car in the photo. I couldn't believe my eyes, but there he was, as large as life for the entire world to ...

15)  When she came round for an interview I could not believe my eyes.

16)  I stared incredulous. For an instant I could not believe my eyes. I gave an inarticulate cry. I gripped his arm. I pointed.

17)  I couldn't believe my eyes that she had decided to use a pink font on her resume.

18)  Oh. Rhonda I could hardly believe my eyes. I am appalled that you have chosen to post today.

19)  WOW!!! I could not believe my eyes when the books we ordered arrived within six days.

20)  ... hours looking at the view it is so beautiful. I could not believe my eyes the first time we looked out over the Caldera when we were taken to our ...