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blindside Explained

blindside at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

v [T] AmE informal
1 to hit the side of a vehicle with your vehicle in an accident: --Their car was blindsided by a bus at the intersection.//
2 to give someone an unpleasant surprise: --I was blindsided by his suggestion.//

blindside at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

blindside
v 1: catch unawares, especially with harmful consequences; "The
economic downturn blindsided many investors"
2: attack or hit on or from the side where the attacked
person's view is obstructed

blindside at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Alternative forms

* blind-side

Etymology

Inter: compound » blind|side

Pronunciation

* Inter: audio » en-us-blindside.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun

Inter: en-nou » n
  • Inter: automotiv » e A driver's field of blindness around an automobile; the side areas behind the driver.
    1. Inter: rugb » y the space on the side of the pitch with the shorter distance between the breakdown/set piece and the touchline; compare openside.
    2. Inter: context » rugby union short for blindside flanker, a position in rugby union, usually number 6.
    3. : ''The blindside flanker packs down at the scrum on the blindside.
    4. Inter: quote-news »


    |year=2011
    |date=Septembe 24
    |author=Ben Dirs
    |title=Rugby World Cup 2011: England 67-3 Romania
    |work=BBC Sport
    |url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/rugby_union/14812577.stm
    |page=
    |passage=However, after an inside pass from Moody to Tom Croft and a surge from the England blind-side, number eight James Haskell was eventually pinged from in front of the posts for not releasing.

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » driver's field of blindness
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|kuollut kulma


    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Verb

    Inter: en-verb » blindsides|blindsiding|blindsided
  • Inter: informa » l To catch off guard; to take by surprise.

    Quotations

    * Inter: seeCite » s

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » catch off guard
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|ударить Inter: t+ » ru|исподтишка


    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: ko » blindside
    Translation: te » blindside