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1US blinders plural(on horse)anteojeras femininetapaojos masculine Colombia
- Spectators can be a problem for some horses, and I often find that some horses do better with blinders on (the kind that you see on racehorses).
- Although the use of an a priori model greatly simplified the analysis of the 84 books, the model necessarily functions like a horse's blinders, constraining what is sought and therefore found.
- Somehow, like putting blinders on a horse, he feels calmer.
- Halfway down the hill and going faster by the second, she saw a horse wearing blinders turn onto the road in front of her.
- Leading this arduous feat is Michael Anthony Rawlins, who parades Boy Willy like a horse wearing blinders in his drive for land ownership.
- They wore clothes that suggested the warm weather I had felt was just beginning, and their steeds only had blinders and saddles on.
- But Soderbergh is a race horse, blinders on and running hard, in the best sense of that metaphor.
- We're like those horses in Central Park who have the blinders on and don't see the cars to the left and the right.
- He said, ‘Run your own race, baby,’ and saying that made me think about the blinders, you know, and not looking at the other horses gave me such a picture, such an image.
2British slang(drinking spree)parranda feminine informalto go on a blinder — irse de parranda informal
- A further neck back in third was High Reach, while Two Step Kid, the only three-year-old in the race, ran a blinder in fourth.
- Reg Hollinshead's youngster ran a blinder in a hot race at Beverley last time to chase home the high-class Sharplaw Star.
- One race is the sum total of Philharmonic's racing career to date, but he ran a blinder on his debut at Ripon to be narrowly beaten by Wanchai Lad, a winner again at Redcar on Thursday.
- I think Amberleigh House is just about spot on, and in the next 10 days we will put a fine edge on him, but if the race was tomorrow he'd run a blinder.
- Dancing Mystery ran a blinder in last year's race, being in front inside the final furlong, only to be swamped near the finish.
- This is not hype, but fact: ‘Well’, the debut novel by Matthew McIntosh, is a blinder.
- That said, his replacement, Stuart Godfrey, had a blinder on the flank having been thrown into his debut at the deep end.
- The senior team played a blinder in a division 1 game against Trumera Rovers on Sunday November 30th.
- Once again the Clonaslee NS girls played a blinder in their recent league game.
- In the meantime, Ben is playing a blinder.
- Previously trained by David Nicholls, and now with Steve Gollings, the four-year-old ran a blinder for his new handler at Newcastle last time.
- Winner of the valuable William Hill Trophy on Knavesmire in June, Artie ran a blinder on his latest start in the Great St Wilfrid Handicap at Ripon.
- ‘He ran a blinder on his first run of the season and the Tripleprint will be his next run, God willing,’ said Nicholls.
- But get there in one piece we did, and it was a blinder.
- So in that sense one could say that Blair has played a blinder by occupying what commentators call the ‘centre ground’ of politics.
- CueBall's Angie Hields played a blinder in the York John Smith's Ladies League division one clash with Flag and Whistle.
- Those poor people missed an absolute blinder, we scored after four minutes and it was easy street after that - it was absolutely superb.
- Let's start with an opera - Mozart does the music and Shakespeare writes the story… now that would be a blinder!
- Scrum-half Danny Brough, another player to have a blinder at The Shay, claimed the remainder to stay in touch with the leaders.
- Their goalkeeper had an absolute blinder and if it hadn't have been for him we would won by far more than just 3-0.
3British slang(good game)partido excepcional masculineto play a blinder — jugar como nunca