blink

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈblɪŋk/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/blɪŋk/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(blingk)


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blink

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. blink at [her, the sight]
  2. blink [rapidly, constantly, nervously]
  3. blink in [disbelief, surprise, confusion]
  4. blink back (the) tears
  5. without blinking an eye
  6. he didn't (even) blink (at it)
  7. the [light, LED, indicator] is blinking
  8. blink on and off
  9. blink and you'll miss it
  10. emerge blinking into the [sun, daylight]
  11. blink in the [sun, light]
  12. blink out the [dirt, dust, sand] (from your eyes)
  13. blink the [dirt] out (from your eyes)
n
  1. a [quick, repeated, flashing] blink of the eyes
  2. idiom: will be [back, finished] in the blink of an eye
  3. idiom: was [back] in the blink of an eye
  4. idiom: faster than the blink of an eye
  5. idiom: without a blink of her eye
  6. the blink of a flashing light
  7. a blink of light in the [distance, dark]
  8. the blink of the [lighthouse, searchlight]
  9. UK: The [television, computer, machine] is on the blink (again).
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