turn a blind eye

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To ignore or deliberately overlook, especially with respect to something unpleasant or improper

In this my countrymen, without having produced any really very great work, by the old standards, make a respectable show. . . . In saying this, however, we must turn a blind eye to a considerable number of statues of our distinguished citizens which even more lamentably exhibit the defects arising from ignorance of modeling and design.

ignore, pay no attention
refuse to acknowledge; "He turns a blind eye to the injustices in his office
refuse to acknowledge; "He turns a blind eye to the injustices in his office"
turn a blind eye to
ignore, pretend not to notice
turn a blind eye

    Türkçe nasıl söylenir

    tırn ı blaynd ay

    Telaffuz

    /ˈtərn ə ˈblīnd ˈī/ /ˈtɜrn ə ˈblaɪnd ˈaɪ/

    Etimoloji

    [ 't&rn ] (verb.) before 12th century. Middle English; partly from Old English tyrnan & turnian to turn, from Medieval Latin tornare, from Latin, to turn on a lathe, from tornus lathe, from Greek tornos; partly from Old French torner, tourner to turn, from Medieval Latin tornare; akin to Latin.

    Günün kelimesi

    sword of Damocles