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  1. turn a blind eye(verb)

    refuse to acknowledge

    "He turns a blind eye to the injustices in his office"

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  1. turnablindeye

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  1. Danny Russel:

    We don't turn a blind eye to problems. We discuss them and we seek to tackle them directly, we don't always see eye-to-eye but the fact is global challenges require that we cooperate.

  2. Chandan Kumar:

    There's a lot of trafficking and bonded labor in the industry, but it is a profitable business and owners are usually politically connected, so the authorities turn a blind eye.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Three wise monkeys who teach to 'speak no evil, hear no evil, see no evil' signify refraining totally from evil, yet they also represent 'good people' who do nothing about evil, feign ignorance, and turn a blind eye to misappropriate behaviors. It's possible that evil won't prevail in the society, if good people stop to stand by, and take positive steps to stand up and be counted.

  4. John Kerry:

    The international community cannot turn a blind eye to such barbarism.

  5. Michael Milham:

    In short, I believe the clinical community is recognizing that ADHD is not just a disorder of childhood and we can not turn a blind eye to its negative outcomes, i was encouraged by the fact that the recognition of ADHD in adults is increasing and disparities decreasing, though alarmed by the substantial work still needed to remove such disparities.

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