Keep your eyes on the ball.

"Keep your eyes on the ball" is a common phrase from the game of baseball. It means to watch the ball carefully as it moves.

This phrase has also become a general piece of advice that means to focus on what you're doing. So someone might tell a coworker at work:

Don't worry about what people in other departments are doing. Just keep your eyes on the ball and get your work done.

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