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English definition of “can't see the wood for the trees”

can't see the wood for the trees

UK (US can't see the forest for the trees)
to be unable to understand a situation clearly because you are too involved in it
(Definition of can't see the wood for the trees from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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