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Re: Seeing eye to eye

Posted by R. Berg on October 23, 2001

In Reply to: Seeing eye to eye posted by Wilfried Heinle on October 23, 2001

: What does 'Seeing eye to eye " mean?
: Thanks.

: Wilfried

From the Oxford English Dictionary:
"To see eye to eye" (Isa. lii. 8): often misused for to be of one mind, think alike."

The Biblical verse that the OED refers to (King James version):
"Thy watchmen shall lift up the voice; with the voice together shall they sing: for they shall see eye to eye, when the LORD shall bring again Zion."

So it doesn't properly mean being of one mind. Maybe somebody else knows what it does mean.