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blind to (something)

Ignoring something; oblivious to something. Kara worships her father and is completely blind to his shortcomings. She is going to be heartbroken once she learns about his embezzlement. I know you're blind to any issues with your car, but unless you want it to break down, you're going to have to take it to the shop.
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blind someone to something

Fig. to prevent someone from seeing or understanding something. The king blinded his subjects to what was going on by controlling what appeared in the newspapers. The lies and confusion blinded Jill to what was happening. She blinded herself to all his faults.
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A second modification uses a residential training center for the blind to allow a larger group of older blind persons to live for a time in an atmosphere most conducive to dealing with the problems of blindness and to take advantage of all of the available instructional facilities.
Far too often, employers use unfounded fears about the safety of the blind to prevent us from obtaining jobs or to remove us from jobs we are well qualified to do.
The foot section folds up and snaps in place, allowing the blind to be stored easily even when fully grassed.
The patented Swift Set System enables the blind to be set up in seconds and fold flat for transportation and storage.
Portability and super quick setup allow the blind to rank with models that cost much more.
The ECB is a full-featured ground blind that also features removable wheels to allow the blind to double as a cart for carrying up to a dozen full-body decoys, four dozen silhouettes, 200 rag decoys, plus a gun, flag and shooting bag.
Conveniently located zippers allow the blind to be used in a wide range of waterfowl and other hunting situations.
Over the next three years, Apple will continue to work with officials in the office of the Massachusetts Attorney General and the National Federation of the Blind to ensure that the iTunes services remain accessible to the blind and that accessibility issues are resolved.
I applaud Apple for its commitment to accessibility and look forward to continuing to work with the National Federation of the Blind to ensure that rapid progress is made in making the iTunes software and services usable by everyone.
There is no doubt that this program has significant impact on helping older individuals who are blind to have more independently in their homes and communities and to participate more actively in the social, recreational, and civic of their communities.
Jacob Bolotin, the first man born totally blind to become fully licensed to practice medicine.
Bolotin was also one of the first to raise awareness of the true capabilities of blind people, and he used his celebrity status in Chicago and throughout the Midwest to champion the rights of the blind to education and employment.
During product testing for the Opteva line, it was members of the NFB who suggested the location of the audio jack that enables those who are blind to use headphones and voice guidance at the ATM.
Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today announced a partnership to collaborate on the development and first field testing of a prototype device that will allow the blind to "feel" electronic images and graphics.