shut+one's+eyes+to

  • 1 shut one's eyes to — To ignore • • • Main Entry: ↑eye shut one s eyes to 1. To ignore 2. To refuse to acknowledge (esp something disagreeable) • • • Main Entry: ↑shut * * * see eye …

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  • 2 shut\ one's\ eyes — • close one s eyes • shut one s eyes v. phr. To refuse to see or think about. The park is beautiful if you shut your eyes to the litter. The ice was very thin, but the boys shut their eyes to the danger and went skating. Compare: open one s eyes …

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  • 3 shut one's eyes to — idi shut one s eyes to, to refuse to acknowledge; disregard; ignore …

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  • 4 shut one's eyes — See: CLOSE ONE S EYES …

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  • 5 shut one's eyes — See: CLOSE ONE S EYES …

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  • 6 shut one's eyes — phrasal : to pretend not to see : ignore shut their eyes to crime in which they did not themselves participate George Horne b.1902 …

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  • 7 shut one's eyes to — ignored , paid no attention to …

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  • 8 close (or shut) one's eyes to — refuse to acknowledge (something unpleasant). → eye …

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  • 9 close one's eyes — shut one s eyes; be blind to what s happening around one, ignore what is going on …

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  • 10 close\ one's\ eyes — • close one s eyes • shut one s eyes v. phr. To refuse to see or think about. The park is beautiful if you shut your eyes to the litter. The ice was very thin, but the boys shut their eyes to the danger and went skating. Compare: open one s eyes …

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  • 11 close one's eyes — or[shut one s eyes] {v. phr.} To refuse to see or think about. * /The park is beautiful if you shut your eyes to the litter./ * /The ice was very thin, but the boys shut their eyes to the danger and went skating./ Compare: OPEN ONE S EYES …

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  • 12 close one's eyes — or[shut one s eyes] {v. phr.} To refuse to see or think about. * /The park is beautiful if you shut your eyes to the litter./ * /The ice was very thin, but the boys shut their eyes to the danger and went skating./ Compare: OPEN ONE S EYES …

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  • 13 close one's eyes to — phrasal : to deliberately ignore : decline to acknowledge * * * close one s eyes to To ignore or disregard purposely • • • Main Entry: ↑close * * * I see eye II close (or shut) one s eyes to refuse to notice or acknowledge something unwelcome or …

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  • 14 with one's eyes shut — (or closed) 1) without having to make much effort; easily I could do it with my eyes shut 2) without considering the possible difficulties or consequences she didn t go to Hollywood with her eyes closed …

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  • 15 Shut — Shut, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Shut}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shutting}.] [OE. shutten, schutten, shetten, schitten, AS. scyttan to shut or lock up (akin to D. schutten, G. sch[ u]tzen to protect), properly, to fasten with a bolt or bar shot across, fr. AS …

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  • 16 Shut — Shut, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Shut}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shutting}.] [OE. shutten, schutten, shetten, schitten, AS. scyttan to shut or lock up (akin to D. schutten, G. sch[ u]tzen to protect), properly, to fasten with a bolt or bar shot across, fr. AS …

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  • 17 shut — [c]/ʃʌt / (say shut) verb (shut, shutting) –verb (t) 1. to put (a door, cover, etc.) in position to close or obstruct. 2. Also, shut up. to close the doors of: shut up the shop. 3. to close by folding or bringing the parts together: shut your… …

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  • 18 shut — v. (shutting; past and past part. shut) 1 tr. a move (a door, window, lid, lips, etc.) into position so as to block an aperture (shut the lid). b close or seal (a room, window, box, eye, mouth, etc.) by moving a door etc. (shut the box). 2 intr.… …

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  • 19 shut — [[t]ʃʌt[/t]] v. shut, shut•ting, adj. n. 1) to move into a closed position: to shut a door[/ex] 2) to close the doors of (often fol. by up): to shut up a house for the night[/ex] 3) to close by bringing together the parts of: Shut your book[/ex]… …

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  • 20 shut — 01. [Shut] the door; it s cold in here. 02. My thumb has really been hurting since I [shut] the door on it. 03. Please keep the windows [shut]. I don t want any flies coming in. 04. The little boy [shut] his eyes during the scary part of the… …

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