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People often say that 'beauty is in the eye of the beholder,' and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing that you are the beholder. This empowers us to find beauty in places where others have not dared to look, including inside ourselves.
Salma Hayek

Meaning of "in the eye of the beholder" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER

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WHAT DOES IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of in the eye of the beholder in the English dictionary

The definition of in the eye of the beholder in the dictionary is If you say that something such as beauty or art is in the eye of the beholder, you mean that it is a matter of personal opinion.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER

in the can
in the chair
in the clear
in the clouds
in the club
in the cold
in the driver´s seat
in the end
in the event of
in the event that
in the family way
in the field
in the flesh
in the foreseeable future
in the frame
in the fullness of time
in the groove
in the heat of the moment
in the hole
in the hunt

WORDS THAT END LIKE IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER

account holder
beholder
cardholder
cup-holder
folder
holder
householder
older
patent holder
penholder
placeholder
polder
record holder
scaffolder
season ticket holder
shareholder
shoulder
solder
stakeholder
stockholder
titleholder

Synonyms and antonyms of in the eye of the beholder in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «in the eye of the beholder» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER

Find out the translation of in the eye of the beholder to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of in the eye of the beholder from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «in the eye of the beholder» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

在旁观者的眼睛
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

en el ojo del espectador
570 millions of speakers

English

in the eye of the beholder
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

देखने वाले की नजर में
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

في عين الناظر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

в глазах смотрящего
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

nos olhos de quem vê
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ঘটনা যে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

dans l´œil de celui qui regarde
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dalam keadaan itu
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

im Auge des Betrachters
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

見る人次第で
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

보는 사람의 눈 에
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ing acara kasebut
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trong mắt của khán giả
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அந்த நிகழ்வில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

त्या कार्यक्रमा मध्ये
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

durumunda bu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

negli occhi di chi guarda
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

w oku patrzącego
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

в очах дивиться
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

înochii privitorului
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

στο μάτι του θεατή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

in die oog van die kyker
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

i betraktarens öga
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

i øyet som ser
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of in the eye of the beholder

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER»

The term «in the eye of the beholder» is very widely used and occupies the 4.745 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about in the eye of the beholder

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10 QUOTES WITH «IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word in the eye of the beholder.
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Martha Beck
Although beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, the feeling of being beautiful exists solely in the mind of the beheld.
2
Helena Christensen
The more people explore the world, the more they realize in every country there's a different aesthetic. Beauty really is in the eye of the beholder.
3
Mohamed ElBaradei
Threat is in the eye of the beholder.
4
Whoopi Goldberg
Normal is in the eye of the beholder.
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Salma Hayek
People often say that 'beauty is in the eye of the beholder,' and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing that you are the beholder. This empowers us to find beauty in places where others have not dared to look, including inside ourselves.
6
Peter Jennings
I think sometimes negative campaigning, like so much, is in the eye of the beholder, and I don't think we'll ever get rid of it.
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Stephen King
A lot of us grow up and we grow out of the literal interpretation that we get when we're children, but we bear the scars all our life. Whether they're scars of beauty or scars of ugliness, it's pretty much in the eye of the beholder.
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Chuck Palahniuk
I would say any behavior that is not the status quo is interpreted as insanity, when, in fact, it might actually be enlightenment. Insanity is sorta in the eye of the beholder.
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Oliver Platt
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
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Tilda Swinton
Faith is in the eye of the beholder.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER»

Discover the use of in the eye of the beholder in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to in the eye of the beholder and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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In the Eye of the Beholder: A Short Story
Previously published in the anthology Cat O’Nine Tales, this is the story of a star athlete who has a fateful run-in with a three-hundred pound woman.
Jeffrey Archer, 2011
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In The Eye of the Beholder.: The Science of
Critically acclaimed, this book presents a fascinating introduction to the science of the human face and the psychology of face perception. The book will amaze anyone who has wondered just why and how faces are special.
Vicki Bruce, Andrew W. Young, 1998
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The Boilerplate Rhino: Nature in the Eye of the Beholde
A collection of twentysix essays about the natural world captures the relationship between human and animal, with such topics as rattlesnakes and their handlers, and spiders and arachnophobia, all told in an entertaining, enlightening style ...
David Quammen, 2001
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Eye of the Beholder
Mary Peters despairs that she will never get married.
Ruth Ann Nordin, 2009
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In the Eye of the Beholder: Critical Perspectives in
Critical Perspectives in Popular Film and Television Gary Richard Edgerton, Michael T. Marsden, John G. Nachbar. 9 The Woman in the Door: Framing Presence in Film Noir J. P. Telotte Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she ...
Gary Richard Edgerton, Michael T. Marsden, John G. Nachbar, 1997
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In the Eye of the Beholder: A Romance Legend of Cha
In the age of Charlemagne, a Greek prince listens to a vagabond's story about a princess whose beauty was obscured at birth by a magic spell.
E M Wilheim, 2005
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Consequences of Habitat Fragmentation: Connectivity Lies in ...
Naiara Sardinha-Pinto. Chapter 4: Primate Densities in the Atlantic Forest of Southeast Brazil: The Role of Habitat Quality and Anthropogenic Disturbance ABSTRACT In the present work, we focused on southeast Brazil's Atlantic forest and ...
Naiara Sardinha-Pinto, 2008
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Perspectives in Sociology
Defenders of more orthodox conceptions responded to labelling theory as a form of relativism, for which it was often fiercely condemned. The theory maintained (or seemed to maintain) that deviance existed purely in the eye of the beholder.
E. C. Cuff, Wes W. Sharrock, D. W. Francis, 1998
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Black Greek-letter Organizations in the Twenty-First ...
2 (Chicago: Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, 1994); Marjorie Parker, Alpha Kappa Alpha: In the Eye of the Beholder (Washington, D.C.: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, 1978); Lullelia Wittarrison, Torchbearers of a Legacy: A History of Zeta Phi Beta ...
Gregory Parks, 2008
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The Beauty of Color: The Ultimate Beauty Guide for Skin of Color
... you were, for sure, perceived as beautiful in some time or place. But do you feel beautiful? People often say that "beauty is in the eye of the beholder," and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing that you are the beholder.
Iman, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term in the eye of the beholder is used in the context of the following news items.
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Merit is in the eye of the beholder - Middle East - Jerusalem Post
Like beauty, the merits of the agreement reached between the six powers and Iran are in the eye of the beholder. Nothing in the more than 150 ... «Jerusalem Post Israel News, Jul 15»
2
Cuteness is in the eye of the beholder - The World
MYRTLE POINT — Across the midway from the tent with the baby animals, is another exhibit that allows an up-close-and-personal option. «Coos Bay World, Jul 15»
3
Malvern Artists' Society gallery hosts Ghislaine 'Gigi' Popovic …
Popovic has opted to use a raw style, “not overworked or glossy images” in the paintings for her show — Beauty in the eye of the beholder. «Herald Sun, Jul 15»
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Jarryd Roughead to return for Hawks against Swans | The Australian
“It's in the eye of the beholder, I coached one of the teams, so I'm biased. Probably stringing the wins together is the key to the judgment.”. «The Australian, Jul 15»
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Office charmer: Tips for faking charisma at work | City A.M.
If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, then so is charisma. It was German sociologist Max Weber who first opined that personal magnetism was ... «City A.M., Jul 15»
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Z Files: Money makes the (sports) world go 'round - 19 Action News …
But value, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder, and the top stars, in all sports, must provide it. Owners aren't in business to lose money. «19 Action News, Jul 15»
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Here Are the 31 Ugliest Dogs in the World - Arizona Daily Star
... find particularly ugly? Let us know in the comments! Also, remember that this is largely in jest—beauty is always in the eye of the beholder. «Arizona Daily Star, Jul 15»
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Margolis: The un-hiring of Kristin Carlson - VTDigger
... it would have been a conflict of interest for Carlson to host the show, saying that, “the perception of conflict is often in the eye of the beholder.”. «vtdigger.org, Jul 15»
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In Baker County, is a courthouse mural racist or accurate history …
The answer is in the eye of the beholder. John Phillips, a Jacksonville civil attorney known for taking on high-profile lawsuits, said the mural ... «Florida Times-Union, Jul 15»
10
Speaker Bronwyn Bishop's partiality extends to charter flights
She will survive as long as she satisfies Abbott and, as we all know, impartiality is in the eye of the beholder. James Moore Kingsgrove. «Sydney Morning Herald, Jul 15»

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