public's eye or public eye

0

He wanted to get his book out in the public's eye.

                                   -OR-

He wanted to get his book out in the public eye.

 

 

Which is correct?

1 answer


0

The correct usage is: "in the public eye" or "be in the public eye". It dates back to the 1800s and is an idiom, which often confuses things, because they cannot be taken literally. It's simply all about agreement with the majority in how people commonly communicate and agree over the meanings of words and phrases.—Robert Nahas, Founder/CEO of WriterServices.net

link comment answered Aug 04 '15 at 13:22 Robert New member

Your answer


Write at least 20 characters

Have a question about English grammar, style or vocabulary use? Ask now to get help from Grammarly experts for FREE.