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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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blinkersblink‧ers /ˈblɪŋkəz $ -ərz/ noun [plural]  1 British EnglishDSH pieces of leather that are put beside a horse’s eyes to stop it from seeing objects on either side syn blinders American English2 TTC American English informal the small lights on a car that you flash on and off to show which way you are turning syn indicators
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blinkersBonanza Boy will have blinkers back on and this may assist him.I am trying to get the Minister to remove his blinkers and do something in favour of the small person.Because the blinkers had finally fallen from her eyes when he had asked her if it could be worse.The blinkers only work occasionally, the steering is erratic, and the speedometer is inaccurate.The blinkers were really on now.The Tories have also put on their blinkers, choosing fewer candidates from working-class origin and fewer Etonians.
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