What does the phrase “see eye to eye” mean?

The phrase “see eye to eye” is used to mean when two people or two parties agree when it comes to a certain topic. But, the phrase is often used as “we didn’t see eye to eye” or “they couldn’t see eye to eye”, in which case it means something about how two people or parties could not come to agreement on a specific topic, or they just couldn’t agree in very general terms because they didn’t like one another.

Example of “see eye to eye” in a sentence

Here’s an example of the idiom “see eye to eye” in a sentence:

"Because the USA and China did not see eye
to eye when it came to nuclear testing there
was a lot of tension between the two countries."

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