buy (something) sight unseen

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buy (something) sight unseen

To purchase something without seeing or examining it first. When I decided to buy a house sight unseen, I knew it would probably need a lot of repairs—and I was right!
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buy something sight unseen

to buy something without seeing it first. I bought this land sight unseen. I didn't know it was so rocky. It isn't usually safe to buy something sight unseen.
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Whether it's their debutant keeper, bought sight unseen by Fergie in the summer, the amazing Phil Neville, whose brilliant run down the left set up United's second, or other low-profile players like Quinton Fortune - United's fired-up unsung heroes have all played their part in a remarkable comeback.
Best of all, the mattresses, bought sight unseen, looked and felt just great when Jill arrived the next day with her stepfather.