case of the blind leading the blind

case of the blind leading the blind

Fig. a situation where people who don't know how to do something try to teach other people. Tom doesn't know anything about cars, but he's trying to teach Sally how to change the oil. It's a case of the blind leading the blind. When I tried to show Mary how to use a computer, it was a case of the blind leading the blind.
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It was certainly a case of the blind leading the blind, but it was extremely funny," the young actor added.
Perhaps it is a case of the blind leading the blind, if that is not too offensive.
So in a sense, it is a case of the blind leading the blind, with people's lives in the balance as governments go through the process of trial and error.
It's another case of the blind leading the blind and someone in a dusty office in Dublin City Council keeping them selves in a job.
Believe me, this is a case of the blind leading the blind, as the would-be messiah John Delaney knows as much about football as I do about heart surgery.
However, it was not quite a case of the blind leading the blind when Stockton South MP Dari Taylor and Adam Lopardo, director at the Sponsors Club for Arts & Business, did the soft shoe shuffle at an event at Newcastle's Dance City.
It can easily be a case of the blind leading the blind among the dead.
With Seve not having made a cut since the old king died and Jose Maria Olazabal still unable to hit his backside with a banjo, it looks a cast-iron case of the blind leading the blind.
That really would be a case of the blind leading the blind.
It's a classic case of the blind leading the blind and we'll to end up with a League that caters for the chosen few who meet the criteria laid down by people who - as far as I'm concerned - haven't the slightest notion about the potential of the clubs whose future they are playing with.
It's a blatant case of the blind leading the blind.
No one knows what shape nor extent Lord Rhys's castle was like, a clear case of the blind leading the blind.
Binge drinking is the direct result of young people "learning" how to handle alcohol from their peer group - a classic case of the blind leading the blind drunk.