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Meaning of “see stars” in the English Dictionary

"see stars" in British English

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see stars

If you see ​stars, you are ​partlyunconscious because you have been ​hit on the ​head.
(Definition of see stars from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"see stars" in American English

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see stars

to see ​brightflashes in ​front of ​youreyes, esp. because you ​hityourhead: The ​fall made me see ​stars and ​left me with a ​hugebump on my ​head.
(Definition of see stars from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “see stars”
in Chinese (Simplified) (头部受撞击而)眼冒金星…
in Chinese (Traditional) (頭部受撞擊而)眼冒金星…
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