bat an eyelid


bat an eyelid
   If someone doesn't bat an eyelid, they don't react or show any emotion when surprised, shocked, etc.
  (Dorking School Dictionary)

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  • bat an eyelid — If someone doesn t bat an eyelid, they don t react or show any emotion when surprised, shocked, etc …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • bat an eyelid — (not) bat an eye/eyelash/eyelid to not show any shock or surprise. So what did she say when you told her you were leaving? She didn t bat an eyelid …   New idioms dictionary

  • Bat an eyelid —   If someone doesn t bat an eyelid, they don t react or show any emotion when surprised, shocked, etc …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • bat an eyelid — verb To react in any slight way; to respond. When laptop computers first came out they were something of a novelty. These days, nobody bats an eyelid. Syn: flinch …   Wiktionary

  • bat an eyelid —  Show any sign of emotion …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • not bat an eyelid — phrase to not be shocked, worried, or upset by something Today people live together without being married and nobody bats an eyelid. Thesaurus: to stop, control or not show emotionssynonym Main entry: bat * * * not bat (or without batting) an… …   Useful english dictionary

  • not bat an eyelid — (not) bat an eye/eyelash/eyelid to not show any shock or surprise. So what did she say when you told her you were leaving? She didn t bat an eyelid …   New idioms dictionary

  • not bat an eyelid — ► not bat an eyelid informal show no surprise or concern. Main Entry: ↑bat …   English terms dictionary

  • not bat an eyelid — to not be shocked, worried, or upset by something Today people live together without being married and nobody bats an eyelid …   English dictionary

  • not bat an eyelid — See: not bat an eye …   New idioms dictionary