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These vessels are out of sight, out of mind. They are exempt from minimum-wage requirements, from Coast Guard inspections, OSHA regulations and other safety laws.
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Meaning of "out of sight" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OUT OF SIGHT

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WHAT DOES OUT OF SIGHT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of out of sight in the English dictionary

The definition of out of sight in the dictionary is not visible. Other definition of out of sight is extreme or very unusual.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OUT OF SIGHT

out of hand
out of humour
out of joint
out of office
out of one´s hands
out of order
out of phase
out of pocket
out of print
out of shape
out of sorts
out of square
out of step
out of stock
out of the ark
out of the blue
out of the box
out of the frying pan into the fire
out of the ordinary
out of the question

WORDS THAT END LIKE OUT OF SIGHT

a sight
at sight
blindsight
bombsight
bright
eyesight
foresight
hindsight
insight
know by sight
line of sight
not by a long sight
out-of-sight
outasight
outsight
oversight
peep sight
rear sight
second sight
sight
telescopic sight

Synonyms and antonyms of out of sight in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «out of sight» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OUT OF SIGHT

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

Translator English - Chinese

淡出人们的视线
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

fuera de la vista
570 millions of speakers

English

out of sight
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

नज़रों से दूर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بعيدا عن الأنظار
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

с глаз долой
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

fora da vista
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অদৃশ্য
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

hors de la vue
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

luar dari penglihatan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

außer Sicht
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

見えない所に
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

보이지 않는
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Metu saka ngarsane
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ra khỏi cảnh
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கண்களுக்கு தெரியவில்லை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नजरेआड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Görüş dışı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

fuori dalla vista
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

z oczu
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

з очей геть
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

la vedere
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

από τα μάτια
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

buite sig
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

utom synhåll
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ute av syne
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of out of sight

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OUT OF SIGHT»

The term «out of sight» is very widely used and occupies the 12.560 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OUT OF SIGHT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about out of sight

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10 QUOTES WITH «OUT OF SIGHT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word out of sight.
1
Andrew Coyle Bradley
When Shakespeare begins his exposition thus he generally at first makes people talk about the hero, but keeps the hero himself for some time out of sight, so that we await his entrance with curiosity, and sometimes with anxiety.
2
Donald Cargill
It is near thirty years since He made it sure; and since that time, though there has fallen out much sin, yet I was never out of an assurance of mine interest, nor long out of sight of His presence.
3
Johnny Cash
I start a lot more songs than I finish, because I realize when I get into them, they're no good. I don't throw them away, I just put them away, store them, get them out of sight.
4
John Bates Clark
A laborer no longer makes whole articles. He receives raw materials, puts his touch on them, and passes them to another worker in the series. When the articles are quite finished they are carried out of sight by currents of commercial exchange. These currents are untraceable.
5
Britt Daniel
I don't like when a song goes from one mood to another unless it's going to be out of sight.
6
Bobby Darin
My philosophy is to take one day at a time. I don't worry about the future. Tomorrow is even out of sight for me.
7
Steve Finley
These vessels are out of sight, out of mind. They are exempt from minimum-wage requirements, from Coast Guard inspections, OSHA regulations and other safety laws.
8
Orison Swett Marden
Obstacles are like wild animals. They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can. If they see you are afraid of them... they are liable to spring upon you; but if you look them squarely in the eye, they will slink out of sight.
9
Horatio Nelson
I cannot, if I am in the field of glory, be kept out of sight: wherever there is anything to be done, there Providence is sure to direct my steps.
10
Jean Nouvel
I generally hate the luxury modern apartment with too many things out of sight and so clean you cannot touch.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OUT OF SIGHT»

Discover the use of out of sight in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to out of sight and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Out of Sight, Out of Time
When Cammie wakes up in a convent high in the Alps, she slowly comes to realize that she's been tortured, the last four months have been erased from her mind, and an ancient terrorist organization is hunting for her.
Ally Carter, 2013
2
Out of Sight
Jack Foley was busting out of Florida's Glades Prison when he ran head-on into Karen Sisco with a shotgun.
Elmore Leonard, 2012
3
Out of Sight
In this big, beautiful, astonishing book, more than 50 animals are hiding. In elegant drawings and graphic, eye-catching layouts, Out of Sight will enthrall children with the amazing variety of the animal kingdom.
Francesco Pittau, Bernadette Gervais, 2010
4
Out of Sight
Psychic master talent Sykes Millet can vanish at will, read minds and control others with hypnosis.
Stella Cameron, 2012
5
Out of Sight
Under the hot desert sun, even as they struggle to unravel a madman’s devious plot, their long denied passion will finally boil over. . . . From the Paperback edition.
Cherry Adair, 2007
6
A Government Out of Sight: The Mystery of National Authority ...
A Government Out of Sight challenges this premise, chronicling the ways in which the national government intervened powerfully in the lives of nineteenth-century Americans through the law, subsidies, and the use of third parties (including ...
Brian Balogh, 2009
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Out of Sight: The Rise of African American Popular Music, ...
At the same time this brutalised community gave birth to the phenomenon of ragtime & the popular entertainment industry. 'Out of Sight' examines this apparent contradiction.
Lynn Abbott, Doug Seroff, 2003
8
Out of Sight
"A remarkable & compelling story."-Gabriel Byrne This is the moving life story of musician Joe Bollard, born in Dublin in the 1930s. One of thirteen children, he was blind from the age of two.
Joe Bollard, 1998
9
Out of Sight
Who pays the price once tragedy strikes?
Isabelle Grey, 2011
10
Out of Sight, Not Out of Mind: Personal and Professional ...
Out of Sight, Not Out of Mind presents a personal account of living successfully with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), combined with powerful new information on effective service delivery.
Lindy Bergman, Jennifer E. Miller, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OUT OF SIGHT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term out of sight is used in the context of the following news items.
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Where is Jihadi John? Rumours fly serial ISIS killer has fled terrorist …
By many neighbours' accounts, the Bevers kept out of sight and to themselves — the kids played alone in the backyard, walked down neighborhood streets ... «TVNZ, Jul 15»
2
Teen stabs family to death in Oklahoma
By many neighbours' accounts, the Bevers kept out of sight and to themselves — the kids played alone in the backyard, walked down ... «TVNZ, Jul 15»
3
Fermanagh come good to outgun Westmeath
... level in the 40th minute, but they went a further 25 minutes before registering their next score, by which time the game was out of sight. «RTE.ie, Jul 15»
4
Summertime blues: Hampton Roads' Foodbank is running out of food
"It's a nationwide epidemic," said Jason Robinson, communications director of the Foodbank. "During summer months, we're sort of out of sight, ... «The Virginian-Pilot, Jul 15»
5
If we can't show decency for jail inmates, do it for their kids
It's easy to dismiss the problems in our prisons: bad stuff happens to bad people; out of sight, out of mind. That is the thorny crown atop the grief ... «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»
6
The Crime of Living Without a Home in Los Angeles
... person may cost more than securing his or her housing, hauling someone away and out of sight creates the appearance of doing something. «The Intercept - First Look Media, Jul 15»
7
Surviving '1000 deaths,' Froome all but locks up crown
Up ahead, already out of sight on the 21 hairpin bends lined by frenzied spectators, Nairo Quintana, Froome's biggest rival at this Tour and ... «Houston Chronicle, Jul 15»
8
Project Lifesaver demonstrated with Hour reporter and Norwalk …
... Mansion and Stepping Stones, this reporter wandered off into the far corners of Pine Island Cemetery and waited out of sight under the shade ... «Thehour.com, Jul 15»
9
'Bishop Of Bling' To Be Held Accountable For Excesses
Only 53 at the time, he later resigned and, after several months out of sight, quietly re-emerged as an official in the Vatican's Pontifical Council ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
10
What type of car parker are you?
The answer is yes, of course it is, but only when they are completely out of sight. uletters@thesundaymail.com.au · Twitter: @frances.whiting. «Courier Mail, Jul 15»

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