ciego1


ciego1
1 = blind, mindless, blind man.
Ex. It is the order of words that helps us to distinguish between 'office post' and 'post office' or, to quote the hackneyed example, 'blind Venetian' and 'Venetian blind'.
Ex. This article argues that mindless adulation is no substitute for honest discussions of the bad as well as the good in young adult literature.
Ex. Volunteering to answer a query that has not yet been asked is like helping a blind man to the other side of the street without first making sure he wants to cross.
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* a ciegas = blindfold, blindfolded, in the dark.
* amor ciego = blind love.
* andar a tientas y a ciegas = grope (for/toward).
* a tientas y a ciegas = blindly, in the dark.
* a tontas y a ciegas = headlong, runaway.
* biblioteca para ciegos = library for the blind.
* ciegos, los = blind, the.
* cita a ciegas = blind date.
* comprar a ciegas = buy + a pig in a poke.
* curva ciega = hairpin bend, hairpin curve, hairpin turn.
* dar palos de ciego = grope (for/toward).
* en el país de los ciegos el tuerto es el rey = in the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king, in the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is king, in the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.
* en el país de los ciegos el tuerto es el rey = be a case of the blind leading the blind.
* ensayo doble ciego = double-blind research study.
* fe ciega = blind faith, blind trust.
* hacerse el ciego = pretend + not to have seen.
* ir a tientas y a ciegas = bump around + in the dark, fumble.
* licencia a ciegas = shrink-wrapped licence [shrinkwrapped licence].
* más hambre que el perro de un ciego = as hungry as a wolf, as hungry as a bear, as hungry as a hunter.
* palos de ciego = a stab in the dark, a shot in the dark.
* pozo ciego = cesspool, cesspit.
* punto ciego = blind spot.
* referencia ciega o vacía = blind reference.
* volverse ciego = become + blind.

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.


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