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English definition of “can't see further than the end of your nose”

can't see further than the end of your nose

If you can't see further than the end of your nose, you do not notice what is happening around you.Not paying attentionTreating as unimportantNeglecting and ignoring
(Definition of can't see further than the end of your nose from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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