scan one's eyes

kyondaime

Senior Member
arabic
Salut tout le monde,
Pouvez-vous m'expliquer cette phrase?
Then she began to scan her eyes over the instrument panel, looking for a clock

Merci
 
  • misterk

    Moderator
    English-American
    The English sentence is awkward and unusual. Much more common would be
    (1) She began to scan the instrument panel,... -or-
    (2) Her eyes began to scan the instrument panel,...

    In any case, that's what your sentence means.
     

    Itisi

    Senior Member
    English UK/French
    Oui:
    scan [sth] vtr (examine visually)balayer du regard vtr
    scruter vtr
    Alison scanned the auditorium, trying to see if her friend was there. Paul scanned Daniel's face, trying to determine if he was serious or not.
    Alison a balayé du regard la salle pour voir si son amie était là.
    Paul a scruté le visage de Daniel pour essayer de voir s'il était sérieux ou pas.
     
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