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by Peter Ryding

eBook Well I Never Knew That!: Did Nelson Turn a Blind Eye? epub
  • ISBN: 0955152526
  • Author: Peter Ryding
  • Genre: Reference
  • Subcategory: Words Language & Grammar
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Pathfinder Partners Ltd; 2nd edition (September 8, 2006)
  • Pages: 180 pages
  • ePUB size: 1428 kb
  • FB2 size 1271 kb
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Turn a blind eye, go with the flow, set a thief to catch a thief. That’s a lot and I never gave a thought to doing the same.

Turn a blind eye, go with the flow, set a thief to catch a thief. Frank had never taken a dollar and he despised those who did, but there was still that thing called the police culture. In the past, Frank had given me information about ex-cops, some of whom had gravitated to my profession, but Gregory was a serving officer and Frank knew what pressures that implied. I feel ratshit about that on top of everything else, and I reckon the police investigation’s a dud. I don’t give a flying fuck about Inspector Gregory’s reputation or his future or the New South Wales Police Service in general.

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Well I Never Knew That!: Did Nelson Turn a Blind Eye? . A book of blunders in every field of human endeavor, What Were They Thinking? provides at least one hearty laugh per page.

Well I Never Knew That!: Did Nelson Turn a Blind Eye? Peter Ryding. -David Wallechinsky, author of The Book of Lists and The People's Almanac.

When you turn a blind eye to a problem, you choose to deliberately ignore it; you pretend the problem does not exist

When you turn a blind eye to a problem, you choose to deliberately ignore it; you pretend the problem does not exist. How can Gautam turn a Nelson's eye to the rampant corruption in his department? The Vice-Chancellor turned a Nelson's eye to the drug problem on campus. The Nelson in the expression refers to Horatio Nelson, the inspirational British naval officer who was blind in one eye. In 1801, at Copenhagen, Nelson led the main attack against a fleet of Dutch and Norwegian ships

Turning a blind eye is an idiom describing the ignoring of undesirable information.

Turning a blind eye is an idiom describing the ignoring of undesirable information. Although the Oxford English Dictionary records usage of the phrase as early as 1698, the phrase to turn a blind eye is often attributed to an incident in the life of Admiral Horatio Nelson. Nelson was blinded in one eye early in his Royal Navy career

To turn a blind eye is to knowingly refuse to acknowledge something which . That beats Nelson by a year. Nelson may not have coined 'turn a blind eye' but it his actions in battle that have made it into an everyday expression

To turn a blind eye is to knowingly refuse to acknowledge something which you know to be real. The first recorded use of the phrase in the form we normally use it today is in More letters from Martha Wilmot: Impressions of Vienna, 1819-1829. These were reprinted in 1935 and this quotation is recorded as being sent by Ms. Wilmot in 1823: "turn a blind eye and a deaf ear every now and then, and we get on marvellously well. Nelson may not have coined 'turn a blind eye' but it his actions in battle that have made it into an everyday expression.

turn a blind eye - When people turn a blind eye, they deliberately ignore something, especially if people are doing .

turn a blind eye - When people turn a blind eye, they deliberately ignore something, especially if people are doing something wron. he small dictionary of idiomes. turn a blind eye - turn a blind eye pretend not to notice. Main Entry: ↑blin. nglish terms dictionary. turn a blind eye to - turn a blind eye (to (something)) to ignore something

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