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“blind spot” in British English

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blind spotnoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ˈblaɪnd ˌspɒt/ us /ˈblaɪnd ˌspɑːt/

an area that you are not able to see, especially the part of a road you cannot see when you are driving, behind and slightly to one side of the car:

It can be very dangerous if there's a vehicle in your blind spot.

a subject that you find very difficult to understand at all, sometimes because you are not willing to try:

I am pretty good at English, but I have a blind spot where spelling is concerned.

(Definition of “blind spot” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“blind spot” in American English

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blind spotnoun [ C ]

us /ˈblɑɪnd ˌspɑt/

blind spot noun [ C ] (PLACE NOT SEEN)

an area outside your car that you cannot see, esp. in your mirror, when driving

blind spot noun [ C ] (SUBJECT NOT UNDERSTOOD)

a subject or area in which someone's ability to understand is weak or lacking:

He was a great scientist, but he had his blind spots.

(Definition of “blind spot” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)