blind to (something)

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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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