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Meaning of "close one's eyes" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CLOSE ONE'S EYES

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WHAT DOES CLOSE ONE'S EYES MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of close one's eyes in the English dictionary

The definition of close one's eyes in the dictionary is to die. Other definition of close one's eyes is to ignore.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CLOSE ONE'S EYES

close call
close combat
close company
close corporation
close down
close harmony
close in
close out
close position
close punctuation
close quarters
close ranks
close season
close shave
close the book on
close the books
close to the bone
close to the wind
close with
close work

WORDS THAT END LIKE CLOSE ONE'S EYES

a sight for sore eyes
all eyes
bedroom eyes
come-to-bed eyes
eyes
four-eyes
goo-goo eyes
make eyes
pull the wool over someone´s eyes
sheep´s eyes
snake eyes
up to one´s eyes

Synonyms and antonyms of close one's eyes in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «close one's eyes» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CLOSE ONE'S EYES

Find out the translation of close one's eyes to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of close one's eyes from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «close one's eyes» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

接近一个人的眼睛
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cerrar los ojos
570 millions of speakers

English

close one´s eyes
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

करीब एक की आँखें
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عيون واحد وثيق ل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

закрывать глаза
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

fechar os olhos
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

এক চোখ বন্ধ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

fermer les yeux un
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tutup mata seseorang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Augen schließen ein die
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

目を閉じる
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

가까운 사람의 눈
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nutup mata siji
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

mắt một gần của
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கண்களை மூடு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एखाद्याच्या डोळे बंद करा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Gözlerini kapat
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

chiudere gli occhi
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zamykać oczu
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

закривати очі
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ochii aproape de
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μάτια κλείσιμο κάποιου
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

naby ´n mens se oë
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

blunda
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

nær ens øyne
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of close one's eyes

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CLOSE ONE'S EYES»

The term «close one's eyes» is used very little and occupies the 162.066 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CLOSE ONE'S EYES» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about close one's eyes

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CLOSE ONE'S EYES»

Discover the use of close one's eyes in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to close one's eyes and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Word Systems in Modern Hebrew: Implications and Applications
... possible 'ayin eyes eyes' expression (11, \2)atsam close one's eyes close one's 'close (his) established 'ayin eyes eyes' expression (13) patax open one's eyes open one's 'open (her) established 'ayin eyes eyes' expression * The numbers ...
Edna Aphek, Yišay Tôbîn, 1988
2
A New Dictionary of the Italian and English Languages Based ...
To close one's eyes, l. chiúder occhio, dormire; 2. chiiidergli occhi .~ morire. То cry one's eyes out, strúggersi, stemprarsi in lagrime. To iniziale di fellow, membro , cacio, m; 3. (t. di Mus.) jì, m. То mst down one's eyes, abbassare gli Fabáceous,  ...
‎1868
3
A new dictionary of the Italian and English languages: based ...
To cast an — over, gettár uno »guardo. To cast one's eyes on, metier gli occhi topra. To cast down one's eyes, abbassáre gli oeeki. To close one's eyes, 1 . chiúder occhio, dor- mire; 2. chiúder gli occhi ; moriré. To cry one's eyes out, stníggersi, ...
Giuseppe Marco Antonio Baretti, 1854
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A Dictionary of Confusable Phrases: More Than 10,000 Idioms ...
... black eye; as far as the eye can see; bright in the eye; catch someone's eye; catch the eye; close one's eyes; do someone in the eye; give an eye to someone; give someone a black eye; give someone the big eye; give someone the evil eye;  ...
Yuri Dolgopolov, 2010
5
A Dictionary of Skiri Pawnee
<i.q. SB teekskurit, Ar. teskúNlt> close one's eyes kiriktacakipiitik [-ki.nk.ta.ca.ki. pii.ti{k/t}-] vt(4) close, shut one's eyes. <kirik+raar- +takipütik, close up the eyes> 1 . tatkiriktacakipiitit 2. tikiriktacakipiitit 3. tikirik- tacakipiitiku3 4. iriirakiriktacakipiitit ...
Douglas Richard Parks, Lula Nora Pratt, 2008
6
English-Cayuga/Cayuga-English Dictionary
•(a)tgahgweg close one's eyes, outsmart see: gahgweg [de+...at+] close one's eyes, outsmart desatgahgwek you will close your eyes P •(a)tgahadeni turn around see: gahadeni [de+...at+] turn around dehsatgaha de ni' you will turn yourself ...
Frances Froman, Alfred Keye, Carrie Joan Dyck, 2002
7
Dictionary of Upriver Halkomelem
... <th'ép1exw> (or perhaps <th'ép'lexw>), ncs //6'ep=1-exw or 6'i[=Ae=]p=1-exw// or perhaps //6'i[=Ae=]p'=l—exw//, ABFC /'shut one's eyes, close one's eyes, (blink [EB])'/, possibly <=l> noncontrol transitivizer, happen/manage to, accidentally, ...
Brent Douglas Galloway, 2009
8
Writing and Madness: (literature/philosophy/psychoanalysis)
How, on the other hand, could I make a reference without a new plunge into the hideous obscure! (chap. 22, p. 8o; * James's italics; other italics mine) To grasp: to close one's arms, to stifle. To see: to close one's eyes, to suppress a reference,  ...
Shoshana Felman, 2003
9
Cassell英语常用词组用法词典
Iff^SilJ^jl to believe one's eyes IL BELIEVE to cast an eye over H CAST to catch someone's eye Jl. CATCH to close one's eyes H CLOSE2 to close/ shut one's eyes to ^HS^If > fi*3l i if ^^.12 (Our manager closed his eyes to that affair.
Rosalind Fergusson, 2003
10
A Carib Grammar and Dictionary
... get dull enukyino [E; W enukoino] [* enu (e)keresin -ro] /vt/ make hazy, make dull (w)onukyino /vm/ make oneself hazy, make oneself dull enukyka [SV] [* enu akypy -ka] /vt/ press the eyes of, close the eyes of (w)onykyka /vm/ close one's eyes ...
Henk Courtz, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CLOSE ONE'S EYES»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term close one's eyes is used in the context of the following news items.
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A slice of the $15 billion pie *burp*
"It's always stupid to close one's eyes to competition. However, we've two things going for us - experience and DNA. We've painstakingly ... «Businessinsider India, Jul 15»
2
Film Review of the Week: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
One has to close one's eyes and really strain to imagine a film with more signposts of Sundance-darlinghood than Me and Earl and the Dying ... «Cleveland Scene Weekly, Jun 15»
3
Blackwood Farm opens to public Saturday
Here, one can close one's eyes and envision an era when the passage of time wasn't measured so much by a clock on the wall but by work to ... «News & Observer, Jun 15»
4
Sketching with the Jack DeJohnette Trio
If you were In the Hamilton that night, it was all too easy to close one's eyes, block out the site of a 2015 jazz club, and feel like we never left ... «On Tap Magazine, Jun 15»
5
Intolerance doesn't belong on campus
To close one's mind to opposing ideas is to close one's eyes to the ways of the world after graduation. Faculty may be able to shut out ... «The Star Democrat, Jun 15»
6
Orson Welles symposium at University of Michigan
As we noted in our recent comment on Welles' centenary, his films possess great strengths, but it helps no one to close one's eyes to the ... «World Socialist Web Site, Jun 15»
7
Trinity Western hearings in Ontario draw to a close
She argued that to say that TWU's community covenant is not discriminatory is to close one's eyes, adding that the covenant only enhances ... «Daily Xtra, Jun 15»
8
Editorial: Intolerance doesn't belong on campus
To close one's mind to opposing ideas is to close one's eyes to the ways of the world after graduation. Faculty may be able to shut out ... «Gaston Gazette, Jun 15»
9
A simply enchanting performance where the star of the show was …
Often during the evening one could sit back, ignore the sometimes distracting subtitles flashed above the stage, close one's eyes and wallow in ... «WalesOnline, May 15»
10
Concert review: The Who at Nationwide Arena
... feral “The Seeker,” the acquired years appeared to wash away, and it was nearly possible to close one's eyes and be transported “Quantum ... «Columbus Alive, May 15»

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