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eye service
 n.— «Exposing more hypocritical behaviour of Mr Rawlings, the Patron of DFP said “If as a leader you think service to the people calls for cleaning gutters in Nima you must do so whether you are in or out of office. If you do not do it only when you are in office you run the risk of being accused of what Ghanaians refer to as “eye service” (hypocrisy).» —“Hypocrite: Obed Tells Rawlings” Peace FM (Accra, Ghana) Oct. 30, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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