Meaning of BLIND in English

BLIND

I.

noun ⇨ See also ↑ shade

ADJECTIVE

▪ window

▪ roller , venetian

VERB + BLIND

▪ open , pull up , raise

▪ close , draw , lower , pull down , shut ( esp. AmE )

PREPOSITION

▪ through a/the ~

She saw a figure through the ~s.

II.

verb

ADVERB

▪ almost , nearly

The strong light almost ~ed him.

▪ momentarily , temporarily

▪ completely

Blind is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ flash , ↑ light

Blind is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ vision

III.

adj.

1 unable to see

VERBS

▪ be , be born

▪ be registered (as)

▪ go

She went ~ at the age of ten.

▪ make sb

ADVERB

▪ completely , totally

▪ almost , nearly , virtually

▪ partially

▪ temporarily

▪ legally ( AmE )

PHRASES

▪ as ~ as a bat

▪ be ~ in one eye

He is almost ~ in one eye.

2 blind to sth not willing to notice/admit sth

VERBS

▪ be , seem

▪ become

▪ make sb

ADVERB

▪ completely , totally

His own problems have made him completely ~ to the sufferings of others.

▪ wilfully/willfully

Is the public wilfully/willfully ~ to what is going on?

Blind is used with these nouns: ↑ acceptance , ↑ adherence , ↑ allegiance , ↑ alley , ↑ bend , ↑ corner , ↑ date , ↑ devotion , ↑ faith , ↑ fury , ↑ hatred , ↑ loyalty , ↑ luck , ↑ man , ↑ obedience , ↑ panic , ↑ people , ↑ person , ↑ prejudice , ↑ rage , ↑ spot , ↑ trust

IV.

adv.

Blind is used with these adjectives: ↑ drunk

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .