with (one's) eyes shut

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with (one's) eyes shut

With very little or no difficulty; in a relaxed, carefree, or effortless manner. It took me a little while to get used to this job, but now I could do it with my eyes shut! You should ask Johnny for help—he does this level of math with his eyes shut.
See also: eye, shut

with your eyes shut (or closed)

1 without having to make much effort; easily. 2 without considering the possible difficulties or consequences.
1 1994 New Scientist I can knock off pages of eco-babble for the UN with my eyes shut.
See also: eye, shut

(be able to do something) with your ˈeyes shut/closed

(be able to do something) very easily, especially because you have done it many times before: She’s driven up to Scotland so often that she can do it with her eyes shut.
See also: closed, eye, shut
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And yet I done your bidding with my eyes shut and never a word of hope!
Besides, I can find my way about the city with my eyes shut."
As soon as I had put on a dry pair of slippers, I dragged him out, after first jerking the spear out of his side, which operation I confess I performed with my eyes shut tight.
"I told the manager and chairman I'm good enough to play in their team with my eyes shut.
Now recovering at home in Romford, Essex, Carol told her local paper: "I thought 'I've got to do it, or they've won.' I sat in the back with my eyes shut. "We passed under 13 bridges and when I got home I burst into tears." Carol, who also broke every rib in the attack on December 1, added: "What kept me going was the thought of seeing the kids opening their presents."
I can raise the XD to shooting position with my eyes shut, open my eyes and the front sight is just a little high.
I may not be a domestic goddess, but I can heat up a Fray Bentos steak and kidney pie with my eyes shut, as long as you don't mind eating half of it off the floor.
'He'll think 'man, I can beat that O'Meara guy with my eyes shut'!'
I was dangling upside down over the Grand Canyon with my eyes shut. Occasionally I'd open them and they haven't got me to land yet."
Sasa says: "All I have to do to see things with my eyes shut is concentrate for a few minutes and it all becomes clear."
I was dangling over the Grand Canyon with my eyes shut.
She told her mother that reading was so easy she could "do it with my eyes shut".M Pickin Cannock, Staffs
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