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do (something) blindfolded

To do something with very little or no difficulty, due to knowing it so well; to complete or accomplish something in a relaxed, carefree, or effortless manner since one is so familiar with it. It took me a little while to get used to this job, but now I could do it blindfolded! You should ask Johnny for help. He could do this type of repair blindfolded.
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able to (do something) blindfolded

Very adept at doing something, with very little or no difficulty; able to complete or accomplish something in a relaxed, carefree, or effortless manner. It took me a little while to get used to this job, but now I'm able do it blindfolded! You should ask Johnny for help, he can do calculus blindfolded.
See also: able, blindfold

able to do something blindfolded

 and able to do something standing on one's head
Fig. able to do something very easily, possibly without even looking. (Able to can be replaced with can.) Bill boasted that he could pass his driver's test blindfolded.
See also: able, blindfold

do blindfolded

Also, do standing on one's head. Perform very easily, as in Dave said he could do the income tax return blindfolded, or An excellent carpenter, he could do just about anything standing on his head. For a synonymous hyperbolic expression, see with one arm tied.
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Yet they perceived themselves as striding more quickly and covering a greater distance on the second blindfolded journey.
After crisscrossing through the city blindfolded, Anand completed his run safely, as hundreds of curious onlookers cheered him on the way.
Other major landmarks blindfolded included the Long Man of Wilmington in Sussex, the White Horse in Wiltshire and the Cerne Abbas Giant in Dorset.
WHAT: "The Blindfolded Chef" with fancy recipes you might think are
For the past three years I have cut hair blindfolded but this time I wanted to do something different.
Staff were blindfolded and, working with sighted partners, had to find their way around the hotel.
The evening consists of two blindfolded games of bowling, a basket meal and shoe and lane hire for pounds 8.
And Ahmed claimed he was almost murdered by secret police who kidnapped and blindfolded him when he was a 17-year-old student.
The 29-year-old aims to get into the Guinness Book of Records as the fastest man on two wheels while blindfolded.
Not to be outdone, she fondled her chest and insisted on being blindfolded for part of her act.
The daredevil drivers will take on a demanding all-terrain course while blindfolded and the fund-raising is well under way.
OUTSIDER Twilight Blues gave backers no run for their money in the Darley July Cup yesterday as he was still blindfolded when the stalls opened and lost around seven lengths at the start.
Other major landmarks blindfolded yesterday included the Long Man of Wilmington in Sussex, the White Horse in Wiltshire and the Cerne Abbas Giant in Dorset.
Yesterday was World Sight Day and, to help promote its cause, charity Sight Savers International blindfolded the 30ft-high Cardiff statue of the famous Welsh Labour MP to highlight global blindness.
IMAGINE being blindfolded and taken to a remote island off Russia with only three days' rations, a survival kit and $200 (pounds 150) and no idea where you are.