Idiom – As Blind As A Bat
As Blind As A Bat – Idiom of the Day
To not see well or have poor eyesight or turn a blind eye to problems.
This idiom is from the collection of idioms from the mid 17th century. But the low vision of the bats has been used in a proverbial format since the 16th century.
Keith: Can you please give the specs to me? It is kept over the table.
Rose: Yes, but why are you wearing specs during the occasions? Why don’t you wear a lens?
Keith: I am as blind as a bat without my specs, and I am afraid to wear a lens.
John: Is it necessary to do the eye surgery?
Jenny: Yes, the Doctor had clearly warned that if the eye surgery isn’t done, then grandma will lose her sight and become as blind as a bat.
John: Then Okay, We’ll proceed with the surgery.
Understand the Usage of the Idiom in the Sentences:
- Until the eye surgery was successful, Lisa was as blind as a bat.
- Our dog has become as blind as a bat after falling down the staircase.
- I became so blind as a bat for a few minutes when I misplaced my specs under the table.
- Joey is as blind as a bat when it comes to his sister’s rude behavior.
- His mother was as blind as a bat when she knew her son’s wrongdoings.