in the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is king Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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in the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is king

UK saying said about a ​difficultsituation in which someone with only a few ​skills is in a ​betterposition and more ​successful than those ​people who have none
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