your eyes pop out of your head

Idiom Definition

Idiom Definition - your eyes pop out of your head

"your eyes pop out of your head"

to show extreme surprise or astonishment


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - your eyes pop out of your head

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1:  How was your adventure to the African game park?

Friend 2:  It was great until I heard a roar behind me.

Friend 1:  What happened?

Friend 2:  You can imagine that when I looked back to see a lion running towards me that my eyes popped out of my head.

Friend 1:  Amazing.

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - your eyes pop out of your head

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1:  Did you see that driver's reaction when he saw another race car driving the wrong way on the track?

Friend 2:  I thought his eyes would pop out of his head.

Friend 1:  Must have been a shock to the driver. Good thing no one was hurt.

your eyes pop out of your head - Usage:


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your eyes pop out of your head - Gerund Form:

There is no gerund form for your eyes pop out of your head.

your eyes pop out of your head - Examples:

1)  My eyes pop out of my head when I see their delectable dessert tray.

2)  ... alien with a knowledge of the universe that would make any earth-bound physicist's eyes pop out of his head.

3)  ... would have thought the bit about cuts in other taxes would have made your eyes pop out with joy.

4)  She tried not to let her eyes pop out of her head. Wow. The castle was even better close ...

5)  Rohit's talent still makes your eyes pop out.

6)  It's much better, though, to have one's eyes pop out when he or she is nicely surprised.

7)  ... that'll make my eyes pop out in amazement.

8)  ... and others endured strife that would have made you and your more immediate ancestors eyes pop out -- you have no idea.

9)  ... seeing my son's eyes pop out of his head when we had elephants walk right by our car when parked ...

10)  ... anywhere from 70 percent to 120 percent of your current income. Before your eyes pop out of their sockets, it's important to keep in mind ...

11)  I can say my tax bill would probably make your eyes pop out of that brilliant head of yours.

12)  All the supermarket prices were converted to Thai Baht and some time her eyes popped out of surprise how expensive things could be.

13)  ... when the seller mentioned the price. My eyes popped out of my head, and Ryan and I looked at each other.

14)  My eyes popped out when I saw my electricity bill last month.

15)  When little Long saw his cake his eyes popped out of his head and he was mesmerized by the candles bless him.

16)  My eyes popped out when I saw Miriam. I hadn't seen her in years.

17)  ... and when he saw all the baskets full of cherries, his eyes popped out of his head.

18)  My eyes popped out at the sight of the young, seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher in his ...

19)  He was staring at them with his eyes popping out, wondering if all this was just a nightmare - a very weird nightmare ...

20)  I felt like a cartoon character with my eyes popping out at the sight! Aside from the foodie delights, the break was an ...