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Meaning of "a beam in one's eye" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF A BEAM IN ONE'S EYE

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE A BEAM IN ONE'S EYE

a bad lot
a bad patch
a bad penny
a bag of bones
a bag of cats
a bed of roses
a big ask
a big fish in a small pond
a bird in the hand
a bit
a bit much
a bit of
a bit of all right
a bit of slap and tickle
a bit thick
a bolt from the blue
a breath of fresh air
a bull in a china shop
A bursary
a capella

WORDS THAT END LIKE A BEAM IN ONE'S EYE

an eye for an eye
apple of one´s eye
black eye
eagle eye
easy on the eye
electric eye
glass eye
half an eye
hook and eye
in one´s mind´s eye
in the public eye
mind´s eye
more than meets the eye
my eye
pheasant´s eye
pope´s eye
red eye
see eye to eye
third eye
turn a blind eye

Synonyms and antonyms of a beam in one's eye in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «a beam in one's eye» into 25 languages

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Translator English - Chinese

在一个人的眼睛的光束
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

una viga en el ojo de una
570 millions of speakers

English

a beam in one´s eye
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एक की आंखों में एक किरण
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

شعاع في عين واحدة ل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пучка в ока
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

uma viga no próprio olho
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চোখে একটা মরীচি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

un faisceau dans son oeil
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Satu rasuk di mata seseorang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ein Balken im Auge
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

自分の目の中の梁
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

하나 의 눈 에서 빔
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Balok ing mripat siji
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

một chùm trong con mắt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒரு கண் ஒரு கற்றை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एखाद्याच्या डोळ्यात किरण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Gözlerinde bir ışın
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

una trave nel proprio occhio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

belki w swoim oku
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

пучка в ока
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

un fascicul în ochi cuiva
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μια ακτίνα στο μάτι κάποιου
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

´n balk in ´n mens se oog
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

en balk i ett öga
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

en bjelke på ett øye
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of a beam in one's eye

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «A BEAM IN ONE'S EYE»

The term «a beam in one's eye» is used very little and occupies the 184.087 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «A BEAM IN ONE'S EYE»

Discover the use of a beam in one's eye in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to a beam in one's eye and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
... of one's financial resources; beam-ends are the ends of a ship's beams, and a ship on her beam-ends is one on its side, almost capsizing. a beam in one's eye a fault that is greater in oneself than in the person with whom one is finding fault,  ...
Elizabeth Knowles, 2006
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Biblical Commentary on the New Testament
But to have a beam in one's eye without observing it, is certainly an image of the wildest self-delusion. Ver. 6. — These exhortations to gentleness are followed very appropriately by the command to beware of the other extreme — that is, ...
Hermann Olshausen, Johannes Heinrich August Ebrard, Johann Tobias August Wiesinger, 1857
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Oxford Dictionary of English
smile radiantly: she beamed with pleasure. 2[with obj.] express (an emotion) with a radiant smile: the instructress beamed her approval. – phrases a beam in one's eye a fault that is greater in oneself than in the person one is finding fault with.
Angus Stevenson, 2010
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The Reform of the Frankish Church: Chrodegang of Metz and ...
While Benedict's pericope might leave one with a nagging suspicion that in fact one does have a beam in one's eye, Chrodegang (and Jesus) instead urge action, as if saying, "of course there is a beam in your eye: remove it and get on with ...
M. A. Claussen, 2004
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Oxford Treasury of Sayings and Quotations
... MISTAKES 30 Wink at sma' fauts, ye hae great anes yoursel. avoid criticizing the mistakes of others, your own may be greater; Scottish proverb; see SELF- KNOWLEDGE 5 phrases ▷ a beam in one's eye a fault great compared to another's; ...
Susan Ratcliffe, 2011
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Lectionary Preaching Workbook
The idea of having a beam in one's eye is preposterous. Just try to visualize a person with this big board sticking out of his eye. As ridiculous as this image may appear, it is no more ludicrous than a person who tries to correct someone else's  ...
Russell F. Anderson, 1997
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The sincere christian instructed in the Faith of Christ from ...
3. which shows the great difference between mortal and venial sins ; for a beam in one's eye must destroy the sight entirely, whereas a mete only weakens it. To the same purpose, lie says, ' You pay tithe of mint, and anise, and cummin, and ...
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Psychological Commentaries on the Teaching of G. I. ...
You will agree that to walk through Life with a beam in one's eye could not be taken as a sign that one's Personality has been made passive through consciousness. The parable says: "Why gaze at the splinter in your brother's eye when you ...
Maurice Nicoll, 1972
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Allen's Dictionary of English Phrases
The image in the first phrase below is in fact based on the first of these meanings and not the second. a beam in one's eye a fault that one criticizes in others but has even more in oneself: with reference to Matthew 7:3 'And why beholdest thou  ...
Robert Allen, 2008
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Augustinian Studies
was also a manifestation of Christian charity. Hatred, the opposite to love, has no place here. With a beam in one's eye, with hatred in one's heart, one cannot hate the sins of one's neighbor with love for him. o o o The last passage we have ...
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