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目が覚める, 目がさめる, 目が醒める, 眼が覚める, めがさめる
Expression, Ichidan verb, See 目覚める・1
1. to wake up, to awake, to perk up, to snap out (of a day dream, etc.)
2. to awaken (to the truth, etc.), to come to a realization, to come to one's senses
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目がない, 目が無い, めがない
1. being extremely fond of, having a weakness for, being a sucker for
2. having no eye for, being a poor judge of, lacking insight
3. having no chance (of succeeding)
目が回る, 目がまわる, めがまわる
Expression, Godan verb
to be dizzy, to feel faint, to feel giddy
目が明く, めがあく
Expression, Godan verb
to come to see, to come to understand, to regain sight
目が利く, 目が効く, 目がきく, めがきく
Expression, Godan verb
to have an eye for
目が悪い, 眼が悪い, めがわるい
Expression, Antonym: 目がいい
having poor eyesight
目が舞う, 目が眩う, めがまう
Expression, Godan verb, See 目が回る
to feel dizzy
目が出る, めがでる
Expression, Ichidan verb, See 芽が出る・めがでる・2
1. to have luck on one's side, to get lucky
See 目の玉が飛び出る
2. to have one's eyes bulge out of one's head (with surprise)
目が高い, 目がたかい, めがたかい
Expression, See 目の高い
having an expert eye, having a discerning eye
目が霞む, 目がかすむ, 目が翳む, めがかすむ
Expression, Godan verb
to get blurry vision, to get bleary eyes, to get dim eyesight
目が行く, 目がいく, めがゆく, めがいく
Expression, Godan verb
to look toward, to have one's eyes drawn towards something
目が届く, めがとどく
Expression, Godan verb
to keep an eye on, to take care of
目がいい, 目が良い, 目がよい, めがいい, めがよい
Expression, Antonym: 目が悪い
having good eyesight
目が合う, 目があう, 目が会う, めがあう
Expression, Godan verb
for two people's eyes to meet, catching someone's eye, making eye contact, meeting a person's gaze
目が, 黒目勝ち, くろめがち
NA-adjective, May take 'no'
large-pupilled, dark-eyed, having large irises
目が冴える, 目がさえる, 眼が冴える, 眼がさえる, めがさえる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to be wide-awake, to be wakeful, to be unable to sleep
目が据わる, 眼が据わる, めがすわる
Expression, Godan verb
to have glazed eyes (when drunk, angry, etc.), to have glassy eyes
目が立つ, 面目がたつ, めんもくがたつ
Expression, Godan verb
to save face, to keep face, to not lose face
目がくらむ, 目が眩む, めがくらむ
Expression, Godan verb
1. to be dizzy, to be disoriented
2. to be dazzled
See 金に目が眩む
3. to be lost in (greed, lust, etc.)
目が肥える, めがこえる
Expression, Ichidan verb, See 肥える・3
to have a good eye (from having seen fine art, etc.), to be a connoisseur
目が見える, めがみえる
Expression, Ichidan verb, oft. in the negative
to be able to see
目がとまる, 目が留まる, めがとまる
Expression, Godan verb
to have one's eye caught on something, to have one's attention drawn to something
目が利く, 夜目がきく, よめがきく
Expression, Godan verb
to see well in the dark, to have good night vision
目が利く, 遠目がきく, とおめがきく
Expression, Godan verb
to be able to see far into the distance, to have good long-distance vision
目が点になる, 目がテンになる, めがてんになる
Expression, Godan verb, Idiomatic expression
to be stunned, to be surprised, one's eyes turn into dots (as in a cartoon)
目が飛び出る, 目がとびでる, めがとびでる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to be eye-popping, to be staggering, to be amazing
抜け目がない, ぬけめがない
Expression, See 抜け目ない, See 抜け目のない
shrewd, astute, cunning, alert
目が据わって, めがすわって
with set eyes
目が黒いうち, めがくろいうち
Expression, See 目の黒いうち・めのくろいうち
while alive (e.g. I won't allow ... while I'm alive)
目が離せない, めがはなせない
unable to take one's eyes off of something, having to keep a watchful eye on
見る目がない, みるめがない
lacking the power of observation, not being observant, having a poor eye (for)
いい目が出る, 良い目が出る, いい目がでる, いいめがでる
Expression, Ichidan verb
1. to get a lucky dice roll
2. to get what one hoped for, to have fortune smile upon one