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blind leading the blindSituation where an unqualified person is attempting to train others in a task.
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blindA covering for a window to keep out light. The covering may be made of cloth or of narrow slats that can block light or allow it to pass.
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blindA forced bet.
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blindA player who is or was forced to make a bet.
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blindAn 1800s baseball term meaning no score.
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blindAny device intended to conceal or hide; as, a duck blind.
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blind dateA romantic meeting between two people who have never met before.
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blind as a batNearly totally blind, having a very poor sense of vision.
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love is blindA person who is in love can see no faults or imperfections in the person who is loved.
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turn a blind eyeTo ignore or deliberately overlook, especially with respect to something unpleasant or improper.
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nod's as good as a wink to a blind batThe idea/proposed action is inconsequential to the current situation.
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in the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is kingAmong others with a disadvantage or disability, the one with the mildest disadvantage or disability is regarded as the greatest.Even someone without much talent or ability is considered special by those with no talent or ability at all.
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myope comme une taupeBlind as a bat.
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throw dirt enough, and some will stickIf enough allegations are made about someone or something, then even if they are all untrue, people's opinion of the person or thing will be diminished.1759, John Wesley, letter to John Downes, Rector of St. Michael's, Wood Street, read at Wesley Center Online at [1] on 14 Oct 06.I hope...that you are ignorant of the whole affair, and are so bold only because you are blind...And blind enough; so that you blunder on through thick and thin, bespattering all that come in your way, according to the old, laudable maxim, 'Throw dirt enough, and some will stick.'1857, Thomas Hughes, Tom Brown's Schooldays, read at fullbooks.com on 14 Oct 06,But whatever harm a spiteful tongue could do them, he took care should be done. Only throw dirt enough, and some will stick.1864, John Henry Newman, Apologia Pro Vita Sua, Penguin Classics (1994), p. 10,Archbishop Whately used to say
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