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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Catch the Speaker’s Eye (To).
 
To find the eye of the Speaker fixed on you; to be observed by the Speaker. In the House of Commons the member on whom the eye of the Speaker is fixed has the privilege of addressing the House.   1
        “He succeeded in catching the Speaker’s eye.”—A. Trollope.
 


 Catch Me at It!Catch Out (To). 

 
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