blind collocations and examples

 UK /blaɪnd/

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1

unable to see


Adverbs frequently used with blind
nearly: almost, functionally, nearly, partially, practically, virtuallyMy mother is virtually blind now.completely: completely, totallyOur 10-year-old daughter has been totally blind since birth.permanently: incurably, permanentlyOur staff can offer incurably blind individuals support.not permanently: temporarilyMy mother has gone temporarily blind in one eye.since birth: congenitallyCongenitally blind children have difficulty in making sense of their worlds.according to law: legallyI was registered as legally blind although I had some peripheral vision in my left eye.
Verbs frequently used with blind
be, be born, goShe had gone blind in her twenties.
Other nouns/adjectives/verbs frequently used with blind
partially sighted, visually impairedThis highlights the challenges still faced by blind and partially sighted people.
2

unable to realize, admit, or question the truth about something


Adverbs frequently used with blind
morally, spiritually, wilfullyOnly the wilfully blind can claim that this consequence was unforeseen.
Nouns frequently used with blind
trust and obedience: acceptance, adherence, faith, obedience, trustThey demand blind obedience from their members.feeling: fury, hatred, love, loyalty, optimism, panic, prejudice, rageThis setback hadn’t sent me into a blind panic.
Nouns frequently used after blind to
situation: dangers, fact, issue, possibility, problem, reality, truthMany people are blind to the fact that they participate in perpetuating racism.result: consequences, implicationsThey remained blind to the consequences of their actions.fault: failings, faults, shortcomingsWhile I am not blind to its faults, I still love it.
Other nouns/adjectives/verbs frequently used with blind
foolish, ignorant, unquestioning, unreasoningThe term racism may denote a blind and unreasoning hatred, envy or prejudice.
 
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