in the eyes of

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in the eyes of

  1. In the opinion of, from the perspective of, as far as concerns.
    • 2004, Ian Buruma, Avishai Margalit, Occidentalism: The West in the Eyes of Its Enemies, Penguin, ISBN 978-1-59420-008-3.
    • 2008, Ann Brashares, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2, Random House, ISBN 978-0-385-73647-3, page 209–210:
      Suddenly she felt an insidious suspicion. She saw this version of Brian in the eyes of the world, and she saw herself, too. Did people think he was basically a moron? Did they laugh at her for being with him?