can't see (one's) hand in front of (one's) face(redirected from can't see one's hand in front of one's face)
can't see (one's) hand in front of (one's) face
Cannot see anything at all due to darkness. Can you turn on the basement light? I can't see my hand in front of my face down here!
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can't see one's hand in front of one's face
Fig. [to be] unable to see very far, usually due to darkness or fog. (Also with cannot.) It was so dark that I couldn't see my hand in front of my face. Bob said that the fog was so thick he couldn't see his hand in front of his face.
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