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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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"Only a sick person would shoot a blindfolded boy," Badan's father, Ali, said.
A POLICE investigation has been launched after a blindfolded man walked on train tracks in an online challenge inspired by Netflix horror film Bird Box.
But their fight to survive is made more difficult by the fact they must be blindfolded to protect themselves.
[USA], Jan 03 ( ANI ): Following the release of Netflix's 'Bird Box,' the streaming service has appealed to viewers to not take part in a challenge which involves people putting blindfolds on themselves.
"The biggest problem would be if someone decided to run out in front of me while I'm running blindfold," he says.
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"Moreover, through the blindfold dinner, we aim to let our attendees and members of the local community to realise the importance of the gift of sight and the efforts taken by the organisation in order to provide the means to reduce the likelihood of vision loss and treatment of those in need for it," she added.
Jankowski himself does not see Dubai until a special audience screening during the last part of his trip, where Farook finally removes the blindfold for him.
WARWICK and Leamington MP Chris White will be blindfolded when he takes a bus ride with a guide dog next month.
Places are still available for the blindfold football tournament and teams must register in advance at www.bluelamp-foundation.orgorbyemailingg.sadler@bluelamp-foundation.org
Twice in recent days I've paid the price of a jockey removing the blindfold virtually as the gates open - Shane B Kelly aboard Klynch at Hamilton and Ted Durcan on Miss Topsy Turvy at Nottingham.
a blindfold. At Dinner Noir, the evening begins in the dimly lit barrel hall with a palate-cleansing glass of Blanc de Noir and plain bread sticks.
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The UK government's Blue Blindfold campaign's message is that human trafficking can happen in any town, community, or workplace.
In their experiments, blocking the vision of 1-year-olds with a blindfold led the youngsters to appreciate that a blindfolded adult couldn't see toys on a table, an insight that usually eludes 1-year-olds.