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Body idioms - Eye

Introduction

In this video the Teacher shows us the following idioms:

  1. To keep an eye on something
  2. To have eyes in the back of your head
  3. His eyes are bigger than his stomach

Video

Teacher's homework

Have you ever been asked to keep an eye on something? Do you know someone with eyes in the back of their head? Have your eyes ever been bigger than your stomach?

Send me in a few sentences and I'll put my favourites on this page.

This topic has now closed. Thanks for all your homework.

Chihling, Taiwan
I have been asked to keep an eye on a violin. That is a very expensive one. My mother has eyes in her back becaus she alway knows what I'm doing and what I'm thinking. My eyes are bigger than my stomach, because I often feel hungry every three hours, haha~

Giampaolo, Italy
I hate Jack, he's got eyes in the back of his head, always ready to tell on me. But I've learned to keep an eye on him

Dunnu,India
My younger brother is suffering from obesity and still he never realises that his eyes are bigger than his stomach.Whenever i attend a marriage with him i have to keep an eye on him because when it comes to food he has eyes in the back of his head.

Girl, Italy
having eyes in the back of my head...? i would be that kind of person but not to do tittle-tattle and gossip all the time...just to know what happens around me and who's are real friends!xoxo

MK, Germany
If your eyes are bigger than your stomach you are in danger of becoming fat. I have an eye on the increase of obesity in the society. If you have eyes in the back of your head, then you see that not only eating too much makes you fat, also much car-driving instead of using your legs makes you fat; and you see,that this is a big problem especially in the industrialized so-called first world.

Joel,korea
I was asked to keep an eye on my younger brother who was 9 years old.When I was studying I heard a sound outside.Even though I wasn't looking I knew what he was doing because I had eyes in the back of my head.As I went to the kitchen, he was eating the snacks that my mother bought him.When I went out again, he left so much of food not eaten.His eyes were bigger than his stomach.

MIke, Vietnam
My sister has a son and she always asks me to keep an eye on him when she goes out. He's a naughty boy and it's not easy to look after him. But i have eyes in the back of my head, so i know everything he does.

Jihee, Korea
my eyes are definitly bigger than my stomach. always cook so much food. and never can finish it.

Lueng, China
My mum said she had to keep an eye on me when I had something to eat, because I had bigger eyes than my stomach. However, she did not have eyes in the back of her head, so I still had more than I should have needed occasionally.

lyla, iraq
yes, my sister asked me once to keep an eye on her knitting machine as she was as she had to answer the door. yes, the students usually call the headmaster of the school he has eyes in the back of his head. yes, on the wedding party of my relative they serve ice cream and i put two time more than i can eat.

Jane, Russia
I have to keep an eye on my baby, she is 2 years old. She always finds places to hide or places to explore. When we go for a walk - I have to have my eyes in the back of my head - it is the best way not to lose her in the yard.

Nany, IND
i am keen to have designer dresses and like to know about latest fashion so I need to keep an eye on what's new in the fashion world. you never know sometime i wish i had eyes in the back of my head. so that i don't need to bother myself alot.

Ama Helal, Egypt
My ex-boyfriend was wrong when he thought I wouldn't discover him cheating on me with that hot girl but I always have eyes in the back of my head ;-) When I get really hungry, I usually order a great amount of food then when I find it hard to finish the meal, I start inviting a friend to join me for dinner..I think my eyes are bigger than my stomach :-P

Mohamed,Egypt
i live here in the UK,i am an artist and do craft fairs,not only many times my friend ask me to keep an eye on their stall,but also i ask them to do the same

Ziz, France
my mum asked me to keep an eye on my litte sister because his eyes are bigger than her stomach and she waste a lot but fortunately I've eyes in the back of my head.

Stefano, Serbia
I have been asked to keep an eye on my friend's bike when she went to restroom. I know my boss has eyes in the back of his head. And my younger brother's eyes are bigger than his stomach when he was starving.

Mina, Iran
as a mother i have to have an eye on my son all the time, although he is about 15. you know his eyes are bigger than his stomach and he always want more to eat. Sometimes i just wish i had eyes in the back of my head to control his eating habits.

Lisa, Indonesia
My colleague has eyes in the back of his head, he knows everything about office issues.

Quintas,Angola
Every time I go to a party with my girlfriend I have to keep an I on her,because the others guys even being with their girls they keep looking on her.They have their stomach bigger than their eyes.But I have eyes in the back of my head.

Tomás, Spain
I have to keep an eye on my landlady´s cat, because she is on holiday and the cat can´t feeds by itself.

Naomie, Cameroon.
Whenever my elder sister goes somewhere, she asks to keep an eye on hers girls. They are still young to spend the day in the house alone.

Brian, Taiwan
When my mother goes outside, she asks me to keep an eye on the phone. My eyes are bigger than my stomach when I feel hungry.When I was a senior high school student, all classmates could not sleep in the class because my teacher has his eyes in back of his head.

Brian, Taiwan
When my mother goes outside, she asks me to keep an eye on the phone. My eyes are bigger than my stomach when I feel hungry.When I was a senior high school student, all classmates could not sleep in the class because my teacher has his eyes in back of his head.

Jorge, Spain
It's very important to keep an eye on politicians to control their actions.When I was child my mother had eyes in the back of her head, specially when I was near the kitchen.In restaurants, my eyes are always bigger than my stomach.

Sari, Indonesia
When I was child, I used to keep an eye on my comics because my sister love to hide my comics, but I did not have eyes in the back my head, sometimes my sister succeeded hiding my comics, but never mind her eyes are bigger than his stomach, so she would be give back my comics after i treated her two bowl of chicken ball soup.

JYLEE, KOREA
I have a son. he is 2years old. he is very outgoing so whenever we are going out, I have to keep an eye on him.

Jeanette, Peru
I will keep an eye in my friend's dog this weekend. I will need also eyes in my back because I cannot be all the time keeping my eye on him, suddenly, he might try to eat my food,because he has a eyes bigger than his stomach

Vito, China
Alex ask me keep an eye on his bag, when he goes to the toilet. I said,"no problem." he replied "don't slope away, I have eyes in the back of my head." I said:" I am hungry, may be I don't have enough energy to look after your bag." he said, "I will buy you a meal after then, if your eyes not biger than your stomach."

Eunmin, Korea
- My mom asked me to keep an eye on the pot not to run over, but I was watching TV instead of that, then my mom told me she has eyes in the back of her head. - She cooked a lot of delicious food I like, so I took a lot to my plate. However, I couldn't finish it at all. My eyes were bigger than my stomach. :(

Chloe, England
I have to keep an eye on my money because my brother has got eyes at the back of his head. He always goes in my room and finds it and spends it at the shop on sweets and buys to many and cant eat them all i think his eyes are bigger than his stomach.

Vidyasekaran, India
My manager accompanies me for lunch everyday. He would whoever at the deskto have any eye on the incoming phone call. My manager rightly quotes my eyesare bigger than my stomach when i take more food.

Toan, Vietnam
As a boss, i have to keep an eye on my subordinate officers. Sometimes, they talked about me like i have yes in the back of my head.

Le Khanh Ngan, Vietnam
My eyes are bigger than my stomach - I always take a lot of food and can only eat a little of them then. My mother has eyes in the back of her head so she knows all and keeps an eye on me.

Myen, Vietnam
Hi! one day, my sister came over with her child, on him she got me to keep an eye. My nephew cried for a while. 'Let's play, suggested I, you seek and I hide'. Nodding the head, he smiled. Oh! It seems in the back of his head, he had eyes. Wherever I hide he could find. When he's tired, he asked me for a big bowl of fried rice. I bet his ... stomach is smaller than his eyes. Byebye!

Soma, Malasia
I have a job to perform in Mongolia. I was advised to keep an eye on every detail so as to have a good control on the progress.

Marie, France
At a birthday, I always have my eyes bigger than my stomach. There are so many candies and cakes, chocolate cakes that it is very difficult to resist. And so I often eat too much !

Hung, Vietnam
I had to keep an eye on my friend's stuff when he was buying some pizza in the cafeteria. He bought three pizzas, one hamburger, and two hot dogs for us, so his eyes are bigger than his stomach.

Patricia, Argentina
I'm going to talk about the world we live. We must keep an eye on our world and have eyes in the back of our head so that the people who have he power to control the necessities of the world be more sympathetic and I think they should have eyes smaller than their stomachs ( take this last phrase in a metaphorical way )

Cheikh Vall, Mauritania
I live in a nomadic society where people still beleive that their ancestors used to have eyes on their headbacks and know unseen things,and they could keep an eye on their followers and beloved even when they are far away from them. But i can not realy say that our ancestors used to have bigger eyes than their stomachs since they lived in a very scarcity of food.

Glaf, Holland
As a referee you have to have eyes in the back of your head so you won't miss anything that happens behind your back;sometimes I so have eyes that are bigger than my stomach, especially with desert. I sometimes think I can manage to eat it, but afterwards I feel like a stuffed turkey

Thao Nguyen, Vietnam
When I was in class, I always had to keep an eye on the teacher since he was famous for having eyes in the back of his head. I couldn't whisper to my friends even when he was writing on the blackboard.

Chung, Vietnam
I have to keep an eye on my pocket. I have a friend, who always buys a lot of food when he is hungry. I think his eyes are bigger than his stomach. My teacher is very smart, she has eyes in the back of her head

Tony,China
I have to keep an eye on my girlfriend because she never would let her loss-weight plan worked. while i don't have eyes in the back of my head but i do know her eyes are bigger than her stomach

Lamedounoise
Last week end, my family and I went in a chinese restaurant. It's was a open service, a buffet. My friend took so much food and can't finish it, is stomach was already so big. So he can't finish all the food it took. My sister said him that his eyes were bigger than his stomach.

Gak, Pakistan
i,m student as well teacher and i keep an eye on my student.whenever i go to market i have eye in the back of my head to avoiding any kind of problem.my causin is very smart and his eyes are bigger than his stomach.chiefly when he go to party dinner.

Raja, India
My boss told me yesterday to keep an eye your work. what are you doing and where it is taking from you in the future.I think he has eyes in the back of his head he always observe my work with out leaving his office.........

Aisha, Pakistan
Before going to the market, my mother ususally asks me to keep an eye on her hens.:( Then I wish I could have eyes in the back of my head. My eyes are always bigger then my stomach when I get mangos in front of me...:)

Pan, China
While I was having dinner in resturant, my eyes were bigger than my stomach. However, My girl friend could stop my ordering by calling me even she was not with me at the moment.I wouldn't understand how she could keep her eye on me in such situation. I just know she has eyes in the back of her head.

Julia, Russia
Sometimes, in a library, I can ask someone to keep an eye on my laptop, while going out to answer a phone call, or for some other reason.

Yramen, Spain
My butchers always know everything which happen in the neighbourhood, they seem to have eyes in the back of their heads.

Shakeel Amjad, Pakistan
I have to handle a big class with eighty or more students.Therefore, I do need to keep an aye on them as well as to have my eyes on the back of my head.

Stanley, Korea
I always keep an eye on my girlfriend Whenever we go to a department to shop around because she spends lots of money on shopping including unnecessary goods and i blame her, but she also criticizes that my eyes are much bigger than my stomach. In my opinion , we have eyes in the back of our head.

Elahe, Iran
My colleague's eyes are bigger than his stomach so I must to keep an eye on my snack and trying to have eyes in the back of my head .Otherwise I have no food all the day .

Ermin, Bosnia&Herzegovina
:)Eyes in the back of the head.Of course it is really serious thing.Dangerous does not ask you do you look it on its face.And dangerous do not always comes looking in your face.So if you want to be always ready to protect yourself of dangerous you must make eyes in your back.Of course ,that eyes can be usefull for more beautifull things.Such as girl from your dream who comes from your back.Turn on your ''back eyes'' if you do not want to miss her.Also it is not a question of a moment.

Ellen, China
we live in uk nearly three years,my son like english food very much.so he is getting overweight.chocolate,potatoes,milk,and sweets all he loves.when we go to shopping,i always have to keep an eye on my son,who want buy more chocolates and sweets.i said :my son that enough for you,you eyes are bigger than your stomach!

Rossella, Italy
I got up early because I had an important meeting at work.So I went to my car, but a woman I had never seen before, was crying and worried and put her baby in my arms and told me “keep an eye on him, please. I will be back as soon as possible” and she went away running.I didn’t know what to do. So I went back home and put the baby in my bed and phoned to my boss. I’m so sorry. I am very ill today. I can’t come there on time for the meeting, is it a problem, Jack?Yes, it is a problem, you know it. Are you telling me the true, Mary? I know you well, for this I think you are not telling me how the things are. Is there someone else with you, isn’t it?No, no I’m alone.I don’t think so. But it’s not important, bye.But when I put down the phone I thought: He has eyes in the back of his head. He always knows when I don’t tell the true.At twelve o’clock I prepared food for the baby, but he continued to eat for a long time so I thought his eyes were bigger than his stomach

Beatriz, Colombia
Currently, my brother lives with me, in my house. He is an sportman, and always he is hungry, when we go to restaurant he likes many and variety food, but rarely he can eat all food. I say my brother´s eyes are bigger than his stomach. So i shuld care my brother but i can not see him every day, but i know that he is doing all day, and my brother said: my sister has eyes in back of her head.

Afshan,Pakistan
i always keep an eye on my reception area because last year i losted some money from my drawer.

Zouzo,Libya
Indeed,I've got eyes in the back of my head.I've sixth sense,I know all the things which happen in my absence behind my back.

Inge, Spain
Yes, once I was told to keep an eye on a friend's kid and it was a disaster. He was slepping when my friend left, but suddenly the baby just jumped out of his cot and started crawling all over the house crying looking for his mummy. I couldn't stop him crying.To be honest, my mum is someone with eyes in the back of her head. She always knows where I am, even if I would like to hide it!Ups... as far as I can remember I can't think of anyone with the eyes bigger than his/her stomach, only clowns come to my mind.

Lynda, France
I think that everybody have to keep an eyes on somebody.From my part, i keep an eye on my little sister.she's all for me!!!..and she's do the same with love

Bomi, South Korea
My eyes are always bigger than my stomach.Especially, if I go to a dessert cafe, I look around lots of dessert cakes and ice cream so fast, and then I keep an eye on many dessert cakes. That's why I'm putting on weight thesedays.

Eva, Spain
I always have my eyes bigger than my stomach when I see dessert menus. It´s a pity that I couldn´t incluide as more as I wanted. I am on diet!!!!!

Pragya, India
I have to keep an eye on my dog otherwise he might run away. Its very difficult for me to escape any thing from my mom, she has eyes in the back of her head. My friend has eyes bigger than her stomach, she always takes large servings in her plate and consumes very little.

Saty, Japan
Near my home, there is a bakery which I can have all kind of delicious breads, petit fours, cookies and desserts. Sometimes, I cannot control myself: just pick up a lot of stuff, and by the end of the day, I feel all upset because I realize that my eyes were bigger than my stomach.

Mohammad,Iran
In my office, My boss always have eyes in the back of his head. I am wondering how he can keep an eye on everything.

Ryang, Korea
Sometimes I ask for keeping an eye on spagetti in boiling water to my flatmate. When I was young I tought my mam had eyes in the back of her head. Because she always knew whenever I lied to her. My eyes ever been bigger than my stomach. I can't decide what I shoud order to eat. Everything looks so delicious for me.

María,Spain
When i do something bad my mum always notes it! she has eyes in the back of her head!

Paola. Italy
I always have to keep an eye on my students when they are having a written test, otherwise, they try to cheat all the time. In fact I often threaten them by telling I have eyes on the back of my head, too. There is one in particular, who wants to show off and steals snacks around during the break, saying to finish them all. Every morning, he can't even finish half of them, because his eyes are bigger than his stomach. How funny can be my students...

David, Colombia
I sometimes have to keep an eye on my car where I live it's kindda of unsafe, my mom has eyes on her back she sees everything I do even if I'm not there she could tell when I do something wrong, my eyes are bigger than my stomach when I eat steak I love steak and sometimes I can't eat a whole steak

Jambulingam,Inida
I had to keep aneye on my dog when it was untied lest he would jump over the compound wall to go out.

LongViet, Viet Nam
i'm a football defender.In the last match, i had to keep an eye on opponent's forward. But he seemed to have eyes in the back of his head, so he always succeed in find a way to dribble and shoot the ball. Finally, i said him:"your eye are bigger than your stomach! don't waste your time, you are loser!". then he gave me a hit and went out with a red card.

Miya, Taiwan
I have to keep an eye on my nephews. He is really smart little boy. I love him so much because he calls me little mommy. We play, sing, dance, and eat together everyday. I think he is really an angel.

Amina and Boshra,Libya
Before I travelled to Malaysia My father and my mother asked me to keep an eye on my self,they do that up to now.

Bentinck, France
I always have to keep an eye on my son, who has just started to crawl. He takes to his mouth whatever gets to his hand and now with his ability to move and explore things, he is really fascinated ( me too ). So When i am at home, with my wife out at the office i always keerp an eye on him nomatter whatever i do or even if he sleeps in his bed.

Ira, Indonesia
I have to keep an eye on my friend. He seems to have eyes in the back of his head. He always knows whenever I gossip him, especially when I told others that his eyes were bigger than his stomach.

Anne, Japan
I usually keep an eye on young sister. She do something without thinking. Last day we went to eat in a restaurant. I stopped her ordering many foods as her eyes arebigger than stomach. Because I had eyes in the back of my head

Kristin, Indonesia
The traffic is very terrible.If you want to save, you have to keep an eye on it because the polices have eyes in the back of their head and their eyes are bigger than their stomach.

Marcela, Colombia
I usually keep an eye on my students when they take English tests. I think mothers all around the world have an eye on their head 'cause they know everything about us. My eyes have sometimes been bigger than my stomach, specially with biscuits.

Marcela, Colombia
I usually keep an eye on my students when they take English tests. I think mothers all around the world have an eye on their head 'cause they know everything about us. My eyes have sometimes been bigger than my stomach, specially with biscuits.

Khinpapa, Myanmar
I have been asked to keep an eye on my job so i can make alot of cocktail(i work in the bar)even though they didnot teach me.My sister she want boy friend because my eyes is in the back of mine head.When i yangest time if i like that food i take n canot eat all so i have been eyes bigger than my eyes.

Carmen, Spain
My dog is a thief and steals anything within his reach - especially from the kitchen! I have to have eyes in the back of my head if I don't want to be left without my dinner. My dog never has eyes bigger than his stomach, he can eat and eat and eat and eat......

Mario, Colombia
I have to keep an eye on my bycicle when when I left it on the street, but in my city, in some places in the downtown you have to walk with eyes in the back of your head, and in some restaurants, maybe in a country side you really feel that your eyes are bigger than your stomach.

Julia, Bulgaria
i have to keep -an eye on my cat because when she is alone she does lot of things that i don,t like.i have to have eyes in the back of my head.When she eat her eyes are bigger then her stomack

Richard, Czech Republic
A long time ago, I was asked to keep an eye on my friend's younger brother. We were somewhere in the mountains. I had to have eyes in the back of my head to know that he was doing nothing what could enjoured him.

Mikari, Vietnam
One of my cousin comes to my house for her holiday and I am told to keep an eye on her.. She drives me crazy, I can't stand her more. She thinks that I don't know who steals my money, who talks behind my back but she doesn't know that I have my eyes in the back of my head. Yesterday, I drove her to a restaurant and she took a lot of food but ,of cause, she couldn't finish all, yep, her eyes are bigger than her stomach. Oh God, can you help me?? :(( Take her away, please!!

YPW, Sweden
I like to have a buffet because there are many kinds of food to taste and Ican eat as much as I can. I have eyesin the back of my head for I take toomuch food. My eyes are bigger than mystomach. I should keep an eye on menot taking too much food so that I can enjoy the meal.

Vladi, Russia
“That extra piece of cake can make you fat, or … fatter,” I said to Josh without turning my head.“How did you know? You must have eyes in the back of your head. It won’t do me any harm,” he replied piling up food on his tray.“You have got to keep an eye on that waistline of yours, it’s rapidly expanding.” I marvelled at the pile of grub he had amassed, “I bet you will never even finish all that. You Greedy-Paws! Your eyes might be bigger than your stomach but your brain certainly isn’t”.Josh belched with defiant relish, “Do I look as if I care?”

Jessica, Taiwan
Whenever we went to buffet, my friend would ask me to keep an eye on the few more expensive dishes so he would get them before they were taken by the other eaters. But his eyes were bigger than his stomach that he could never finish all the foods he had taken. Maybe next time I should refrain him from taking too much food.

Ragu,PUPS, India
I could remember as me and my sister were been at our childhood days. Usually both we go for dip out legs at a nearby pool-front. My mother always asked her daughter(my elder)to keep an eye on me when we going out. Fortunately I fell in the water one day and unfortunately my sister held my hair with scream. Afterwards every one of our neighbours shouted me that did I kept my eyes in the back of the head to fall in the deep known familiar pool. Even now I go there sometimes while my eyes will become larger than my stomach indeed./

Hoacuc, Viet Nam
I've already bought a new motorbike. So, I always keep an eye on it everywhere.My superior is a talented Chief. He knows everything that's hapenning around him, even though he can't see it. So employees say "he's eyes in the back of his head " Last night, my brother went to a buffet. He took a lot of food but then he couldn't eat it all. He thought, his eyes were bigger than his stomach.

Swaty,Thailand
Whenver I am a way from home, I do ask my neighbours to keep an eye on my property.Do you know why? Because my next door never goes any where, and she know everything happened in the surroundings. So I am sure that she must have eyes in the back of her head. She is a good girl but when there is a party in the community, she always grasps almost every kinds of food provided for free. However she never eats them up because she always has her eyes bigger than her stomach.

Sanda, Myanmar
My students always ask me if I have eyes in the back of my head.

Nejla, Turkey
I have got twins and a daughter.My daughter is 4 years old and my twins are only 3 months old so I always have to keep an eye on my daughter because she sometimes gives harm to the little twins.

Aidas, Lithuania
I used to keep my eyes on my father when I was a child ,because he had always had eyes on the back of his head.My father is an old man now so I have to keep my eyes on him as I was doing it in my far past times

Sunkyu, Korea
My mother asked me to keep an eye on her new cellphone but I was playing games on the computer. My mother knew what I was doing because she has eyes in the back of her head. So I got punished. My mother felt sorry for me so she took me to KFC but my eyes were bigger than my stomach so I couldn't finish it.

Aymal, Afghanistan
Soldires are called the defens elements of the country, if that is any country around the world. But let's take an example Afghanistan in this case. The coalition, American & the Afghan national army legitimatly needs to have eyes in the back of thire heads, this idea not only can prevent terrorism but also can provide peace and stability for the dignity and prosperity of Afghanitan.

Khoa, Viet Nam
At my company, some staffs can work remote through Internet because they are overseas. My leader is one of them. However, he has eyes in the back of his head. He knows almost what happens at our office.

Sandryla, Saudi Arabia
when I went to aparty with my little sister . my mom said : " you sould keep an eyes on your sister " and she added that I didnt let her eat more because she is in a diet and when she see the food , she would eat more .so i said her eye are bigger than her stomach . when we told her bye she wared us to behave well and said " my eyes in the back of her head".

Georgiana, Romania
As my grandmother cooks very well and very much,when I go there I always have my eyes bigger than my stomach so I need to keep my eyes on all food in order that the "anamies" that have eyes in the back of their head not to steal it.

Maria Martha, Argentina
My son has never done anything that I have asked I have always said him, I knew it , I knew it... Why have you done? because I have eyes in the back of my head.

Mary, Malta
My son John insisted on being served the whole pie, but then left nearly half of it on his plate. Then his mother said that his eyes were bigger than his stomach as he thought he would eat it all when he saw it but then didn't have enough room in his stomach.

Abdullah, UK
I am living far away from my family .So,I am always keep an eye on myself. By the way,I wast a lot of money because my eyes are bigger than my stomach.On the other hand,no one can deceive me because I have eyes in the back of my head.

Azzooz, Somali
I' ve been keeping an eye on myself since I was a young girl.Indeed,my sister has got eyes bigger than her stomach,she always chooses more than four courses and never complete them.

Azzooz.Somali
I' ve been keeping an eye on myself since I was a young girl.Indeed,my sister has got eyes bigger than her stomach,she always chooses more than four courses and never complete them.

Michelle, Taiwan
I have been keep an eye on my grandmother when her go out side. Yes, my classmate always with eyes in the back of her head. When she want alone. My eyes been bigger than my stomach, when I buy some foods.

Patrick, North Korea
I am keep an eye on my pet when I got it. During I went to W.c my pet eat my homework so I said to it I have eyes in the back of my head. Later I feel sorry for that so I took it dog shop It want too many food so I was buy for it and it did't eat half also. It eyes are bigger than its stomach.YYJ

Frugh Lian, Afghanistan
It looks like his eye is bigger than his stomach because he keep eye on food as having eyes in the back of his head.

Burcu, Turkey
When I was 6 years old,i and my 3 years old brother were going home with mum.My mum wanted to buy some eggs from the grocery and told me to keep an eye on my little brother.But somehow he suddenly disappeared and I didn't realise till my mum asked me where he was.We thought that he was kidnapped,started looking up everywhere.At the end we found him at my grandma's home!!So I couldn't keep an eye on him:(

Mayen Uddin Tazim, Bangladesh
National election will be held in December that committed by Election Commission and the head of the Caretaker Government as we need to keep eye on the whole process of the national election. It is quite challenging as the country is now under state of emergency, only indoor discussions on politics is allowed. Open discussions on political issues are totally prohibited. It is surprising and question in mind of the people that how major political parties would participate in election as head of the parties are in jail and under the proceeding of the jurisdiction/ trial by the court who have been alleged involvement in corruption. We like democracy. But in the name of democracy the country was running in anarchism, nepotism that become haled/ pained the life of masses. This practice of democracy is not acceptable to the mass people. Therefore, political parties should learn the philosophy of the democracy before taking over the responsibility of the country. We want to see the Bangladesh as happiest democratic country where life of the people would be safe and secured.

Sophea Phon, Cambodia
National election is coming closer in Cambodia. Now I have to keep an eye on what is going to happen. I am very interested in educational matters relating to the government, but I cannot say anything that has an effect on them. They have eyes in the back of their heads. So I have to be very careful! But I have to work hard to live a happy life, and sometimes my eyes are even bigger than my stomach when going to a cafeteria.How is my English? Look forward to hearing from you soon.

Lia, Italy
I usually have eyes in the back of my head 'cause I always have watchful eyes on what's happening around me.Last week a friend of mine forgot his camera on the table but I kept an eye on it even if it didn't seem so to me.After this my friend couldn't eat nothing more so his eyes were even bigger than his stomach.

Nes, Malaysia
Yesterday,my mum called me to keep a eye on my siblings while she went to a dinner ball.i kept watched TV and ate my abundance dinner.My eyes were bigger than my stomach because i can't finish all of it.So,i throwed the food into the dustbin.My mum was with her eyes in the back of her head.She has beaten me with a long rattan after she came back from the ball.thx

Reza, Iran
i'm going outside of a minute.would you keep an eye on my papers?

Jue, Malaysia
"Remember to keep your eyes on your sister", mom said before she go to the grocery shop."Remember that I have eyes in the back of my head", I said to my sister.(My sister whispering to herself)"Remember that my sister have eyes bigger than her stomach, better run when she was looking at the fridge!"

Angel, Taiwan
I always have to keep an eye on my younger sister in order to prevent her form getting any trouble. She is really elfish. Since I have been taken care of her for a long time, I have eyes in the back of my head because I know every of her thoughts, intention and action. By the way, her eyes are bigger than her stomach when she gets hungry.

Mr. Sylvester Xavier
I always keep an eye on my students, especially in the matter of their food habits. As such, I often supervise them during the break periods. I have eyes at the back of my head during the recess because I know when Kids go to the tuck shop they have their eyes bigger than their stomachs.

Ally Chen, Taiwan
Have you ever been asked to keep an eye on something? Yes,my mother asked me to keep an eye on my sisters when she went out.Do you know someone with eyes in the back of their head?Yes,my mother ask my sister to stay home before my sister tell my mother about that she want to go shopping, because my mother know my sister would spend a lot of money on something not useful,I think my mom has eyes in the back of her head. Have your eyes ever been bigger than your stomach? Yes,my eyes have ever been bigger than my stomach. It is because I like to eat delicious food. If I see there is a lot of food which look delicious,I will order them at the same time,but I can not finish them by myself.So, my eyes have been bogger than my stomach.

Cindy Hsia, Taiwan
1. Yes. I have ever been asked to keep an eye on something. For example, “You should keep an eye on your sleep, not stay up late”, “Keep an eye on walking”2. I had seen a cut of news on TV. A teacher has a eye in the back of her head, and it help her monitor students more easily when she was writing something on the board. And the meaning of this phrase, for example: The teacher hasher eyes in the back of her head, so students can’t do bad things during class.3. Yes, and after I did these things, usually, I didn’t have good result.

Claire Wu, Taiwan
When my mom goes out, she always tell me keep an eye on the weather because of closes. Sometimes I forget it, and unfortunately, it rains. Then, I would be punished. I know someone with eyes in the back of their head. That's me!It's kind of like sixth sense, very cool! My eye was used to bigger than my stomach, but now it's not anymore.

José, Brasil
In my country we say: the eye of the owner that fat the pig, this is the same that to say keep your eye in yours things.The one that have an eye in the back of your head is like he has an anthenna and can see what a person will do before has done it, my parents were so, with me.

Dawn, Korea
When I went to Camden Market,my friend asked to me to keep an eyes on my bag. Because there were lots of pickpockets in the Camden Market especially on Saturday.

Francimir, Brazil
oh, yes. I ever worked as a policeman, and in my job I had the hard task to keep an eye (wide open) on troublemaker prisoners or else they would run away. I remember my grandmother. I never got to understand how she always knew what I was doing, even if she couldn't see me. It seemed she had an eye in the back of her head. I'm that kind of person who never gets satisfied with little food. Sometimes I make so many dishes that I can't eat all of it. I indeed have the eyes bigger than my stomach.

Erika, Brazil
My sister eats so much!! But She can`t be fat! :) However, sometimes she doesn`t eat it all.I told to her: Your eyes are bigger than your stomach!

Sabrina, the Netherlands
My mother always used to find it hard to keep an eye on me whilst doing the laundry. That's why every time she was busy around the house, I would take some sweets out of the jaw and hide out to eat them. It was like she had eyes in the back of her head, because she would always caught me. She'd order me to put them back, though she knew my eyes were bigger than my stomach anyway.

Fatemeh, Iran
In my office I know everything before others know.I have eyes in the back of my head.Whenever my boss is off he wants me to keep an eye on his work.My sister is very fat.whenever we go to the resturant she order a lot of sifferent foods.Her eyes are bigger than her stomach

Thao, VietNam
My mother said to me that I cooked 2kg rice but I said it was not enough for a dinner and I cooked 3kg rice. After a dinner, rice is too much and my eyes are bigger than my stomach.

Alice, Korea
Feeling tired, Mr patrick always orders lots of foods in resturant. like yesterday, he ordered lots of things. i bet his eyes are bigger than his stomach.Because he is my bossy bossy, I have to keep on eyes on his children.God damn!! Vast majority of people already know his children is such a naghty! anyway, it is said that patrict will get divorced in a foreseeable future. Mrs.Jane who eyes in the back of her head told me yesterday. I bet he will get divorced in three weeks!.

Cherl, Taiwan
My eyes are always bigger than my stomach.Ever time when I have lunch,I usually order too much,because I think that I am very hungry.but at last, I can't eat them all.

Ale, Italy
I was only 15 when my father told me that also friends are unreliable and you must have eyes in the back of your head in life. My father is a watchdog who keeps an eye on everything and never takes it easy. Now What I suggest to him is to book a flight to Miami, chilling-out with a couple of blondes, going to restourants and feel relax to have the eyes bigger than his stomach, remebering that nobody can judge us!

Tia, Taiwan
My young brother keeps an eye on playing go races. After he finishes races, his eyes are always bigger than his stomach. For example, he ate two bowls of rice, McDonald, and lots of fruit yesterday.

Mustafa Daehan, Turkey
My aunt's husbant is very interesting and strange man. Because he always eat something.Sometime he and my aunt visit our home and after the meal he says that "I love dried fruits" This mean he wants to eat dried fruits then. We offer him dried fruits later he waits fruit or dessert. Again we offer him some food but later again he wants some food or drink too. When he and my aunt visit us that day spend very awful for us. I think his eyes are very very bigger than his stomoch. And this is very ironic but he is not fat man. If you see him you can never think that his eyes were bigger than his stomock. :):)

Lee, South Korea
I should keep an eye on my turtles and my sister. When I am watching TV, I must have eyes in the back of my head because my sister would kill my turtles. When my sister says she is hungry I must buy food for her but I usually buy too much food because my sister's eyes are bigger than her stomach.

Rosoen, Bangladesh
My girl friend always keeps her eyes on me if i go with any other girls. But one day i went with a lovely girl to attend a party and i was readily caught by her on the spot, truly she has eyes in the back of her head. However, i do not mind whatever she does.but i cannot tolerate one thing when she goes to restaurant her eyes always seem much larger than her stomach and whenever i go out with her, i usually keep my money out from purse.

Haytham, Jordan
Please john keeps an eye on Helen in the restaurant, don't let her to order much food, because her eyes are bigger than her stomach, I know that because I have eyes in the back of my head.

Habooba, Ahwaz, Iran
Whenever I have guests I cook a lot and at the end I don't know what to do with all the food, my husband always tell me that my eyes are bigger than my stomache. when my son went to his gym classes for the first time I told him to keep his eye on his things, but when he came home he told me he had lost some of his things, "what could I do", he told me, "I didn't have eyes in the back of my head!"

Daniel, Korea
In the world there are so many children who haven`t had a chance that their eyes are bigger than their stomach.Even though we can`t have eyes in the back of our head about it, we should keep an eye on them.

Ripan, Bangladesh
yes somtimes eyes is my back side.when i speak english then i keep the eyes of my back because of nervous mind.so i can say eyes is part of the back of my head and when i go to have foot then i think this foot is not enough for me.if i go to have it .i can not have more.so my eyes are bigger than stomach.

Tugba, Turkey
my husband is a real hamburger lover. whenever we go to and fast food store i can say that his eyes are bigger than his stomach. yesterday we went to a place we can eat something together all family and i told my mom that 'please mom keep an eye on him because i do not want to him eat too much hamburger!.Then my dad told me that 'do not worry my little girl your mom do not have to pay attention something to do, she have eyes the back of her head..!

Noemy, Brazil
I'm not sure, the write is right. Well...I keep an eye on my dogs, they are very joker. I always have a pain in the stomach because I have my eyes ever been bigger than my stomach. The other sorry I don't understood.

Daniel Mayengue
My wife Lucy left me for 4 hours with our six- month daughter who was sick. I could no longer focus on the preparation of my next lesson because I had to keep an eye on the baby. Lucy did not want me to know the time she returned home. She passed through the back door straight into the bedroom. Thirty minutes later, I joined her in the bedroom. Daniel: I know you returned 30 minutes ago.Lucy: How do you know? Have you got eyes in the back of your head? Daniel: Yes. Now please go to the kitchen to prepare dinner. I'm hungry.Lucy: Sorry, no dinner for you. Your eyes are bigger than your stomach.

Jun, Korea
Yes, I've ever been asked to keep an eye on my baby cousin. when I was a high school student, teacher had eyes in the back of his head. I like a buffet, so when I went to a big buffet restaurant, my eyes are bigger than my stomach. Finally I couldn't at all.

M.Nagy, Egypt
my mum asked me to keep my eyes on my sister while she doing the lunch.

Jaume, Catalonia
When I have an important formal meeting, I keep an eye on my words to be polite. If it goes well, I'd like to invite my best assistant to lunch, but I know his eyes are very bigger than his stomach, so I prefer to say a "see you tomorrow". Perhaps it's an error, I know: I have eyes in the back of my head, and I'm sure he says to the colleages that I'm very stingy.

Gulbarchyn, Kyrghyzstan
Hello BBC Teacher,Idioms, that you teach us are very usefull and clear to undestand.I always enjoy watching your new lessons.Thanks a lot from Kyrghyzstan.

Belinda , Iraq
my sister in law dose not keep an eye on her son even when he was a child. And one time he fell done of chair a and his face made blue .his mother didn,t have eye,s in the back of her head.

Rach, Morocco
i have keeped an eye on my children all the time they were with me. now they are away they have eyes biggers than stomach they asked for all my money.

Mandy, China
my father alway asks me to keep an eye on his dog, but i don't like the dog, and i treat him badly.the dog is really stupid, his eyes are bigger than his stomach, he tried to grab my burger when he has his dinner. i kicked him out, but i forget that my father has eyes in the back of his head,

Jay, China
To keep an eye on my stomach or not? Well, I'm at the buffet and my eye's are bigger than my stomach. I may really have eye's in the back of my head if they get any bigger! I'd better watch them too.

Gustavo Boechat, Brazil
I'm an English teacher and sometimes it's important to have eyes in the back of my head because I need to know the students necessity. In fact, someone is little kids and, because that, I have to keep an eye on them. Finally, when I'm having luunch at lucnh time I cannot have eyes bigger than my stomack because I have to go back and teach again. if I wouldn't do that, I'd sleep during the classes...

Christina, China
Yesterday,I asked the gatekeeper in my dormitory to keep an eyes on some books because I have no time to go back to my room. Thanks to the surveillance system goverment are haveing eyes in the back of it's head now. My eyes always was bigger than my stomach when I saw something captivating and I had enough money in my pocket.

Evelyne, France
My brother has going to Turkey, therefore I have to keep an eye on his cat which is aloneI must have eyes in the back of my head when I keep an eye on my brother's cat, because another cat loves to enter in my brother's homeI love going in restaurant ; yet, I often command too much : my eyes are bigger than my stomach.

Mathy, UK
I want to keep eyes on my daughter. But, some times I could not do that due to work in the kitchen. But, my mother has got eyes on the back of her head and she knows where my daughter is. Whenever i go to shop my eyes are bigger than my stomach and hence I purchase everthing but never use them.

Fiona, Taiwan
I do have to keep an eye on my salary of my part-time job. Once I got it, I usually spend almost of it soon. My mother is very smart and seems to have eyes in the back of her head. She knows that I will spend all of them promptly so now she asks me to give half of it to her. I also like to spend money on having a big meal. Sometimes food which I order is too much for me to eat. My eyes are evidently much bigger than my stomach.

Mariana, Bucharest, Romania
I have two very beautiful cats and I must keep my eyes on them because are very playful. I think they have eyes in the back of theirs head, because when they damage something, run away and cover up. I always argue them and they know that. :-) Sometime I think they eyes are bigger than their stomach; eat just al little bit and then play together.

Adel, Algeria
my father asked me to keep an eye on his box of money when he decided to go abroad,he told me you should check the box after the shop is closed,he also advised me to keep an eye on my sisters.

Kimi, Nepal
my boss advise me to keep an eye on the running system so we can catch the fault occured in the system and i must have to do that oterwise... i know my boss has eyes in the back of his head

fani,Greece
These three sentences we use very often in the Greek language and have the same meaning as in the UK.

Kaka, Hong Kong, China
I had to keep an eye on the cooking soup becuase my mother,who asked me to do so,have eyes in the back of her head.After a moment, the soup had been finished.However, my eyes were bigger than my stomach.So,I couldn' finish it.

C. Sasikumar, India
some of modern polititian's eyes are bigger then their stomucks, as people are ignoring their duty to keep their one eye on their leaders, generally people have their eyes on their back of the head so that they waight up to elections and then they show their observational results

Jafar, Gambia
The Teacher asks me to keep eye on the weekly idomatic vedeos and I do keep my eyes on them carefully in order to improve English .

Jose, Peru
My wife keeps an eye on our children´s homework every day. I work in financial company so I have eyes in the back of my head because the peruvian´s economic is changing very fast. When we go to chinese restaurant our chindren order many dishes, their eyes are bigger than their stomach.

Annie, Vietnam
Do you know that my teacher has eyes in the back of her head? In her class, no one dare to do anything except learning. But yesterday I was so hungry that I brought some food to my class. And I ate it secretly behind my teacher's back. I told my friend to keep an eye on her but then a terrible thing happened: My eyes are bigger than my stomach!

Miriam, Italy
Hi, everybody!This lesson about eyes remind me my childhood, when I spent my September holidays with my uncles Anna and Maria. I made many pranks on them, but they had eyes in the back of their heads,so they discovered everything.

Hasanen, UAE
I am a professor in Ajman university, Alwyes i told my students that i have eyes on the back of my head.So i can see what they doing during exam.When my wife go for her job, she asked me to keep my eyes on our kids.Yesterday i went to a resturant, i ordered all the items of the meaue, but i didn't eat all items.My eyes bigger than mu stomach.

Subhas Yadawad, India
Whenever I go out of the city on my business tour, I use to ask my neighbor to keep an eye on my house. The chairperson of my company is very clever and he gets eyes in the back of his head. My eyes are even bigger than my stomach when, I see sweet items.

lehai, Vietnam
i was a medical student., that night, when i was on duty in hospital there was a patient with emergency condition so my teacher said:"keep an eye on your patient,he might die"

Zhenya, Russia
Then my mother go to trip she often ask me to keep an eye on her dog and cat. Then my mam come back she already know all news - she has eyes in the back of their head. Some times, then she come home after long flight her eyes bigger than her stomach.

Olga, Russia
sometimes I have to keep an eye on my behavior, because I can lose my temper tue to some unpleasant facts

Sohrab, Afghanistan
once I was swimming in pool I asked from a friend of mine to keep an eye on my cloths but his eye was bigger then his stomach he left alone my cloths just looking for cake in actuality he just have had launch but I have eye on the back of my head no one could stool my staff.

Ha, Vietnam
My mother always keeps her eye on me especially on my diet. She said to me that " your eyes are bigger than your stomach, I know you will order a lot of food when eating out." She has eyes in the back of her head, hasn't she?

Jyoti, India
I always keep an eye on my work and project at my work b'coz i know bosses have eyes in the back of their head. every time he used to go for lunch outside. I'm not sure that have his eyes bigger than his stomach ?

Anu, India
Well, If I talk about bigger eye than stomach then I would say that everyone knows about their stomach and eye. But only the need is to find it in yourself. If you want to make your career bright you need not to hire someone else to have an eye on you, but it should be you only. Because only a person knows himself/herself about their eye and stomach, coz he/she has eaten the food(troubles) and responsible to have an eye on thme. I know myself my eyes are bigger than my stomach, I know how to control it if it goes in the opposite direction.I have eyes on the back of my head coz I know what people think and say about me when I left the place.

Amir, Shahrood, IR Iran
When I looking at some of traditional foods of my country my eyes are bigger than my stomach and I keeping my eye at the plate of food and at this moment every body know that I've eye in the back of my head.

Hanan, Jordan
My sister always ask my to keep an eye on her two kids, actually I have to keep my both eyes on them; but sometimes they go to different directions which make my lose my head; you see I can't keep my eyes follow both of them!!, but I can mange since I have an eyes on the back of my head, if you ask my what the problem is? I would say "those kids have eyes are bigger than their stomach" they ask for food all the time, and finally I have a lot of cleaning. do you have any useful tips for my?? I would appreciate that.Thanks

Norman, Taiwan
I am plan to work and build my own business same time.My friend said I have my eyes is bigger than my stomach.He propose me to keep my eyes on one thing, otherwise nothing work.

Shabnam, Iran
When I was a teenager my mommy gave birth to 2 beautiful girls with one year age distance so as I was their oldest sister I had to help my mom to keep an eye on them. It was really tough at that time but now I remember alot of sweet memories about taking care of them. I don't know why but even if I wasn't with them I knew what they were doing or I could sense if they were in trouble. Maybe I had eyes in the back of my head. One of them seemed to have a voracious appetite always asking and crying for food but she just played with her food and I think the problem was with her eyes. Her eyes were bigger than her stomach.

Aguekpe, Nigeria
My father adviced me to always keep an eye on the ground when walking beside a mad man who holds a knife. My elder brother told me that I have eyes in the back to know my profession when I was only five years. I warn my children that when their eyes become bigger than their stomoch they have acquired tickets to become theives.

Joel Rojo Ramirez, Mexico
Hi Teacher, I want to tell you that I already asked to keep an eye on my baby sister and of course It was so difficult and stressful because as You were saying babies are a difficult task

Omar, Venezuela
I recommend you that when you visit a dangerous place. You need keep an eye on your pocket and have eyes in the back of your head because you might lose your wallet.

Enio, Brazil
When I was a teenager my mother used to ask me to keep and eye on my brother and my systers. My eyes are bigger than my stomach when I see chocolates.

Anny, Hong Kong
My boss has eyes in the back of his head. He knows everthing what we did and what we are going to do.I have to keep an eye on my weight!After seeing the people in Sichuan province in this week, I should not have eyes bigger than my stomach.

Patricia, Uruguay
When I used to go with little boy to the shopping, I had to keep an eye on him because he used to hide himself between people and sometimes I had to have eyes in the back of my head to take advantage of his joke. On holidays I usually eat a lot because my eyes are bigger than my stomach

Edmilson M. Silva, Brasil
I had a friend who had his eye bigger than his stomach. Believe me he was able to eat 24 french breads and to drink two liters of soda. Is true.

Fulgencio, Săo Paulo-Brazil.
I remember once When I was at fifth grade, The teacher had to go out of the class for some minutes to talk to the Principal. Then she asked me to keep an eye on my classmates. She trusted me a lot. At first, I did not find that confortable because on one hand my classmates were my friends, on the other hand, at that time I had to take care of them and not to allow them to do anything wrong. Fortunately, when the teacher came back to the classroom, every thing was right.

i_amcharli, Bulgaria
Sometime when my cat is in the kitchen i have to keep eye on her because she has eyes in the back of her head when she look after a meal. And her eyes are bigger then her stomach when she found something delicious.

Ann, Myanmar
Keep an eye on my brother who has diabetes. Having eyes in the back of her head, my mom always worries about him by knowing he has bigger eyes than his stomach.

carlos, Portugal
A friend of me used to ask me to kept an eye on his girl friend, now she is my wife.when i was child my mum had eyes in the back of her head because she often new what i did.When i see sweet food i can´t avoid to have my eyes bigger than my stomach.

Margaret Ofori, GHANA
I was in a senior class some years back and I remember a teacher asking me to keep an eye on his junior students who were then writing their end of year examination, as he was going for a meeting. When he later returned from the meeting he seemed to have eyes in the back of his head because he was able to tell me what seemed to have happened when he was away. After the supervision, he took me to a resturant and there our eyes became bigger than our stomach because we thought we were so hungry that we could finish everything, but unfortunately we could not.

Abdul, Germany
My father told my brother to keep an eye on me because I do a lot of things i shouldn't. Sometimes I ask myself, how he is able to know everthing I do. He told me that he had eyes on his head. When I saw the first time Pizza, I couldn't stop eating at least my eyes were bigger than my stomach.

Ismail, East Africa
Everybody should keep an eye on the global warming issue, it seems that only few people who have eyes in the back of their head can understand the impact of the negligence but unfortunately some selfish people who thier eyes are bigger than their stomach are ignoring the reality

Charmmy, Macao
Occasion: in a feastDo u mind keeping an eye on my possesions as I am just going to get some food. (yes, sure.)Wow, I wish I had eyes in the back of my head so that I could know where everythings are. I am back! (What~!I know you are starving and can eat a cow, but your eyes are much bigger than your stomach!)

Wilfred , USA.
Yes I keep an eyes on a pretty lady near my.They keep an eyes over the speedwayShe keep an eyes on her children when they play on park

Khuong,Vietnam
When i was a child.I always made my younger sister cry.Because my parents want me to keep in my eyes on her.There 's a surprised thing.My mom always knew what i did.I thought she has eyes in the back of her head.Why did i usually make my sister cry.Because her eyes are bigger than her stomach.She usually ordered a lot of food but she never ate it all

sandy
last week my mother went to vist her friend. she asked me to keep an eye on the house but i did not so someone entered and ate the cake in the kitchen. my mother was so angry. she did not believe me. she think i ate it !

sen,vietnam
last week ,my mother said me to keep on her money when she went out but i forget to do it so it was stolen .but my father knew who used it because he has eyes in the back of his head.every time he eat his eyes always bigger than his stomach

Waqas, Pakistan
my father told me to keep an eye on my younger brother

Chriki, Morroco
although i am very busy , i struggle to keep an eye on my girlfreind.she lives 300 km far of me , and when i'm telephonening her ; i joke with her when i tell him , i see what are you doing i have eyes in the back of my head.

Tency
My sister loves chating with her girlfriends and always ask me to keep and eye on her baby.I think that my mother have eyes in the back of her head, because she knows everythingWhen my brother goes to a restaurant looks like his eyes are bigger than his stomach

Muahmmed, Egypt
yea, my friend has advised me later to keep an eye on my brother because of his bad behaviour.

Kings Ibuno;Nigeria
It's so funny becos I was just thinking about something yesterday.Do you want to know what it is?Well, I was wandering how much the eye can see at once.Yes, I've been asked to keep an eye on my studies and school work.And a lot of times in the past I've had my eyes bigger than my stomach.

Chetan, India
Parent: Do you know what am I hiring you for?John(a teenager): Yeah, to keep an eye on your kids.Parent: Have you ever done it before?John: Only twice. And both times my employers said I have eyes in the back of my head. They paid me $10 and $5 as tip respectevily.Parent: My daughter, though only 4, wastes a lot of food in our absence.John: I know how to handle kids with eyes bigger than their stomach. You needn't worry about anything, sir.

Tina, Taiwan
I should have kept an eye on my wallet. Last week,I've lost it. My mom had eyes in the back of her head because she told me to take care of it before I lost it. My eyes are bigger than my stomach when I paticipate in a feast.

Wendy, USA
I am keeping an eye on my stock every day.Having eyes in the back of your head is one way to improve yourself. ---pay close attetion to what you did and what you said. People's eys are bigger than their stomach when they go to buffet restaurant.

Vika, Russia
When I use public transport I have to keep an eye on my handbag. Teachers and policemen have eyes in the back of their head. My cats eyes are bigger than its stomach

Masood, IR Iran
mu nephew is now 6 months old. one day his mom had to see the doctor. so I had to keep my eye on him !my father has eyes in the back of his head. I can remember when I was 7 years old , I had a fight with my friends at school. but when I got home, he asked me to tell him what had happened. The surprising thing is that nobody had told him that. even my teacher !I used to be such a boy when I was a kid.

Ashin Pannavara, Burma in Yangon.
So thank this plan that is great for us the reason that Idioms is so difficult to understand for, but I can get it so easy due to your explanation. I have been learning the BBC English for a long time and I do not need to study the another in English website, BBC is enough learning English for me. Thank you so much BBC.

Mehreen, Pakistan
my father advised me to keep an eye on my credit card and be aware of fraud now a days thats why i can not use my card for internet shopping because he always has eyes in his back.When ever he goes to resturant,his eyes are always bigger than his stomach because of credit card in his pocket.

Melek, Turkey
I usually don't like eating too much but when got to the school especially in break time everybody wants to eat something. Of course I am effected by them so I go to the cafe without thinking whether I am hungry or not. Finally I buy lots of food and junk food. My tray shows that my eyes are always bigger than my stomach. As a result unfortunately, my money always smaller than I think.

Swaty,Thailand
When I have to go to the country for a few days, I always ask my neighbour to keep an eye on my house. I have to do so because there are a lot of thieves in that surroundings. Could you believe that my wife know everything I had been to. You know why? Because she has eyes in the back of her head. However she is a very good girl because her eyes are never bigger than her stomach.

Scott, Burma
I always keep an eye on my brother. Even though he wants do something naughty, he won't because he knows i have eyes in the back of my head. I feel sorry for him so I will bring him to the cand store but his eyes are usually bigger than his stomach

Richard,malaysia
I am very tired,eveyday i keep an eye on my brother

Amy, Korea
My friend asked me to keep an eye on her bag but I didn't care about it.She had eyes in the back of her head so she knew and got angry. I promised to buy her lunch but her eyes were bigger than her stomach so I wasted a lot of money as she could not finish the food.

Amit ,India
When I was very young my parents use to tell me don't do wrong things God have eyes in the back of the head and God always keep an eye on eveyone.

Victoria,Korea
Hello,Dear Teacher!I've been keeping an eye on your program.Your lessons are verrrrrry well-made.Thank you very much!!!I've enjoyed them all!!And now I suggest you to make video lesson about Berry idioms.I hope you love berries too.I like them a lot.When I see them I try to get as much as possible,but never can eat them all.My eyes are bigger than my stomach.Soooooo,what about Berry idioms lesson????I'm looking forward to seeing it....Remember I have eyes(8 of them) in tbe back of my head;))))

Dirk, Colombia
almost all my friends have their eyes bigger than their stomach because they order a lot of food but they don´t eat all

Victoria,Korea
Episode from Russian fairy tale(my version))):Masha lives in Bear's house, but she wants to go home she misses her parents, toy, tv and so on. So she bakes a lot of pies and asks the Bear to deliver them to her parent's house. The Bear agrees to do that, anyway he wants to go for a last walk before his hibernation. Meanwhile Masha hides in the basket with pies and the Bear carrying her to her house. But he doesn't know about her presence. Half way through he feels himself hungry and wants to try one of the pies. But suddenly he hears Masha's voice telling him not to eat a single pie and that she has an eye on him. The only Bear's thought after such a shock is "She must have got eyes in the back of her head!!!"... The story has the happy end. Masha comes home. Everybody's happy: the Bear's glad to get rid of girl's monitoring (he hoped to get a nice little sister but not the Big Brother))). Parents're also happy, they've got their daughter back and now they have a lot of pies. However I guess they never eat them all. Their eyes bigger than their stomachs.

Quyen, Vietnam
I do not keep an eye on her preparation for the party and I do not have eyes in the back of my head. However, I am sure that there will be so much food in her party because her eyes are always bigger than her stomach.

Dai,Viet Nam
Last week ago , I hadn't done my homeworks and i went to play games ( It's means I'm not go to school. So When i went home My mom asked me : "Where are you going " I said : I'm go to school ( I'm lie ) But it's impossible , I can't understand my mom how could known that, Finally i known what i think, because my parents to keep eye on me , However it's just good for me . ^^!

Pam, Colombia
Every body talk about the mothers sixth sense only because they know everything that is happening to their children, but personally I think that it is only because “All mothers have eyes in the back of their heads”. When I was little I used to eat a lot of Ketchup and my mother used to hide it very well. One day I was with my nanny and left her in my room and then I went to the kitchen where I eat a lot of chips potatoes with a lot of ketchup. That night my mother called my and said: Pam I know that you did wrong, you know that you can’t eat ketchup. Next morning I asked my nanny and she tell me that she didn’t say anything.

MIKE,CHINA
Today I work. During the work my boss wanna go and he saying me plz keep an eye on store.

Jay,
One day,I asked my son to keep an eye on the pot on the stove because I hurried to buy some stuff for my cook. However I found the food in the pot burned out when I came back. What a son!!!.

Minque, Brasil
We have to keep an eye on our statemen because their eyes are biggest than their stomach...In their head: money, money, money!

Fengxiaoyuan,China
I often keep an eye on my dog,i like to do it!OH !I think my teacher have eyes in the back of her back. beacuse she often know some bad things happened in the classroom.When i am hungry i may have my eyes bigger than my stomach , sometimes when i am angry! thank you!

Rajesch, Germany
Dear Teacher, i was eating while learning English at BBC as you said that my eyes were bigger than my stomach. How could you see that i had been eating too much? Have you had eyes in the back your head?

Margo, Latvia
i'm sick and tired but i have to keep an eye on my brother every day! I can't meet with another boys because i feel that my b/f has eyes in the back of his head. When we are in a cafe his eyes are bigger than his stomach and he can order 5 or 6 meals! But i must eat it up everytime!

Mahya, Canada
We have a dog and we have to keep an eye on him all time, because he is puppy.

Hanene, TUNISIA
although it's not a wise thing to do if we want to keep slim, my eyes become bigger than my stomach every time I go to a new restaurant; I eat so much that I almost throw up; so I really need someone to keep an eye on me at these times; any volunteers?????????? :-))))))))))))))

Salva, Spain
I usually have to keep an eye on my children as they are playing outside. Of course, my boss is a person that for sure have eyes on the back of his head. Last week he was sitting on his chair and Marco -another worker of my company- were behind him eating a sandwich. Suddenly, my boss said: "I have say many times that the office is not a restaurant, but is obvious that non all of you undertand what I say. Last week I went to a hotel buffet to have breakfast. Everything there looks delicious so I take eggs, jam, two sandwiches an apple, an orange juice and two black coffes. I couldn´t finish all that "mountain of food". My eyes were bigger than my stomach.

Rasa Vore, Lithuaniai
Yes, of course, I allways keep eyes an my kids.I think many parents are with eyes in the back of their head. Yes, ceternly I have this experience. It wasn't good for me.

Dennis, Taiwan
Yesterday,I ate a pork sandwich, an egg roll,a burrito with chicken, and a cup of cafe for breakfast. I think my eyes was really bigger than my stomach in that time, however, I was satisfied with the breakfast.

Viawu, Ghana
to keep an eye on something does not mean ypu have eyes at the back of your head, but rather to watch by oppening your eyes widely. No, i have never seen eyes bigger than stomach before.

Stella, Italy
Hi everyone!I remember that when I was very young and my father asked me to keep an eye on something, I usually got nervous because I wanted to do my best, to pay all my attention to the situation ... but unfortunately I put too much effort in it and caused the irreparable damage!!! Unbelievable!

Abay, Thailand
Students should not cheat during tests because almost all teachers have eyes on the back of their head.Moreover,they keep an eye on you.

Unhappy Wizard
Last time in the final math test, I got to do a very, very, very, very, very, very, very..................... hard test. My friend had to do the same test. He is not in my class, but all 6 grade students must do the same test with the same question. Like I said, it is very, very, very, very, very, very, very..................... difficult. But, I done almost of them. My friend did all of them. But, after having some 'solution sharing' I see that he is wrong almost all of the answer. I done it perfectly right in the arithmetic, but a little wrong in the geometry. Yes, sir! I got 85/100, and he got 70/100. I am sure that will happen, because I got eyes in the back of my head. Beside, I'm a Wizard, right. I am going to haunt the Teacher if he is not going to make the next idioms videos fast. Do you hear me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Abalakaxanavolova!!!!!!!!!!!!!11

Nguyen Trong Hieu, VietNam
Oh yeah, one time, my Mom was going to go to work. Oh men, my Dad wasn't there to babysit my sister, so I got to keep an eye on her. Oh, please, may be, you have to use a thousand eyes to keep it on my sister. She is an elf! Don't you know that she always goes around the house, so, she knows everything. Last time, I ate my mom's sausage, she knew that instantly, so she told mom and in the dinner, I cannot eat my mom special saugage. Bad!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Sidharth, India
My manager had asked me to keep an eye on the project and keep informing him of the progress. During a client meeting he was complimented by saying that he has eyes at the back of his head. My friends eyes are bigger than his stomach. He goes overboard while ordering food and most of it gets wasted even if he satiates.

Amina, Libya
1-yes, My mother asked me to keep an eye on my self. 2- yes,It's me. 3- yes, My sister Jouhaina always asks for a big meal, but she never eat much.

OB, Iowa
I think all parents should keep and eye on their children. Of course they have eyes in the back of their heads.

Midi, China
When I was a child,my sister was always asked to keep an eye on me. My sister really didn't want to do that but she had to because my mother always had eyes in the back of her head. My sister is a very slender and beautiful girl even if sometimes her eyes are bigger than her stomach.

David, Taiwan
I have been asked to keep an eye on my friend's bike when she went to restroom. I know my boss has eyes in the back of his head. And my younger brother's eyes are bigger than his stomach when he was starving.

Hadi, Dubai
Please could you keen an eye on my luggage, nature is calling me. i left my books in the class and ask my friend to keep an eye on my books

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