public's eye or public eye


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


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



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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

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

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