close one's eyes


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

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • 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 …   Словарь американских идиом

  • close one's eyes — (euphemistic) To die • • • Main Entry: ↑close …   Useful english dictionary

  • close one's eyes to — ► close one s eyes to refuse to acknowledge (something unpleasant). Main Entry: ↑eye …   English terms dictionary

  • 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 …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • 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 …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • close one's eyes to — phrasal to ignore deliberately …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • close one's eyes — verb To ignore …   Wiktionary

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

  • 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 …   Словарь американских идиом


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