(v.) = blind. Ex: This article presents a sketch of a young solicitor blinded in adolescence and describes library services currently available for him in Australia. ---- * cegar + los ojos = dazzle + eye. * cegarse ante el hecho de que = blind + Pronombre + to the fact that. (n.) = blind ; 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: 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. ---- * a ciegas = blindfold ; blindfolded ; in the dark. * amor ciego = blind love. * andar a tientas y a ciegas = grope (for/toward) ; scrabble in + the dark ; scramble in + the dark. * 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 ciego que un topo = as blind as a bat. * más hambre que el perro de un ciego = as hungry as a wolf ; as hungry as a bear ; as hungry as a hunter. * optimista a ciegas = cock-eyed optimist. * palos de ciego = a stab in the dark ; a shot in the dark ; wild guess. * pozo ciego = cesspool ; cesspit. * punto ciego = blind spot. * referencia ciega = blind reference. * volverse ciego = become + blind. (adj.) = mindless ; drunk back ; blind drunk. 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: Is it not against the law to release a drunk back into society who may be still under the infuence?. Ex: New research published today finds that even having just one stiff drink can make you 'blind drunk'. ---- * ponerse ciego = make + a pig of + Reflexivo ; pig out (on). * ponerse ciego de = stuff + Reflexivo + with. * tener una fe ciega en Algo = swear by it.