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go blank

1. To unexpectedly forget something. Can you remind me of your name? I'm so sorry, but I've gone completely blank right now!
2. To lose consciousness. My blood sugar dropped so low during the meeting that I went blank and woke up on the floor.
3. To no longer show a picture, as of a TV or computer screen. If the TV goes blank again, just smack it a few times—that should help.
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Or even worse, the LED display that proudly tells you the number 66 is coming now - then goes blank when it doesn't turn up.
dealer of Land Rover in Qatar, has announced the recall of Land Rover, Range Rover and Range Rover Sport models of 2017 owing to a faulty virtual display instrument cluster (IC) which goes blank intermittently.
The weight of the bag really presses into your shoulders and your mind goes blank as you focus on finishing," said Lauren.
Players have images of match situations flashed at them before the screen goes blank.
I wonder how David Swanson knows that when we die "everything goes blank and ceases" Did he come back from the dead to tell us?
Washington, Dec 15(ANI): Katy Perry has admitted that she relies on an autocue to help her remember lyrics live since she often goes blank or daydreams onstage.
But when you're sitting there in the 'chair' being quizzed, the pressure mounts and the mind goes blank.
The ordinary contestants may get miffed that the stars get easier general knowledge questions, but if a member of the public's mind goes blank in the famous chair, they can slink back into obscurity, whereas viewers are more likely to remember if a celebrity struggles to get a single correct answer.
TOP FIVE Things to do when your Euro 2008 TV screen goes blank 1 Sing a medley of all 16 national anthems.
As Hillary is about to play the winning number, the screen, of course, goes blank.
If your scoreboard goes blank during a basketball game, you go running for the flip scorecards, whistle or air horn and stopwatch so that you can finish the game.
The listless, dreary, humorless music of this six-member outfit perfectly reflects the moment the mind goes blank before sleep sets in - but not in a good way.
Because we have made the physical memory of the piece automatic, it is quite possible, and indeed frighteningly easy for the fingers and arms to go on playing while the mind goes blank.
Mmm, that really is going to work - a pub full of football fans who have gone there to watch a crucial match really will want to have a civilised dialogue after the screen goes blank.