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without (even) blinking an eye

Without having or displaying any sort of emotional response, especially to that which would normally elicit such a reaction. When we were traveling, Janet used to eat things like crickets and jellyfish without blinking an eye. Be careful—guys like that will kill you without even blinking an eye.
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without blinking an eye

Without showing any reaction.
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Without even blinking an eye, the club's matriarch told her son that it's about the "brotherhood," which could be the theme of the whole upcoming episode.
Caroline Stephens, without even blinking an eye, said: "Kareem Abdul-Jabbar?"