a blind bit of

British spoken
any. Used for adding emphasis to a negative statement

They didn't take a blind bit of notice and just went on talking.


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  • blind bit of notice, not to take a —  To pay no attention …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • (a) blind bit of — a blind bit of british spoken phrase any Used for adding emphasis to a negative statement They didn’t take a blind bit of notice and just went on talking. Thesaurus: nothing, none and no onesynonym everything and including everythingsynonym… …   Useful english dictionary

  • not a blind bit — Brit informal : not even a very small amount : not the slightest bit I told them what I wanted, but they didn t take a blind bit of notice. [=they didn t notice at all; they did not listen to me] It does not make a blind bit of difference what… …   Useful english dictionary

  • not take a blind bit of notice — (not) take a blind bit of notice British & Australian, informal to not give someone or something any attention at all. Protesters were shouting and waving banners outside the embassy, but no one took a blind bit of notice. They didn t take a… …   New idioms dictionary

  • take a blind bit of notice — (not) take a blind bit of notice British & Australian, informal to not give someone or something any attention at all. Protesters were shouting and waving banners outside the embassy, but no one took a blind bit of notice. They didn t take a… …   New idioms dictionary

  • not a blind bit blindest bit of … — not a blind bit/the blindest bit of… idiom (BrE, informal) not any • He didn t take a blind bit of notice of me (= he ignored me) …   Useful english dictionary

  • not a blind bit of — (informal) Not any • • • Main Entry: ↑blind …   Useful english dictionary

  • blind — ► ADJECTIVE 1) lacking the power of sight; unable to see. 2) done without being able to see or without necessary information. 3) lacking perception, judgement, or reason. 4) concealed, closed, or blocked off. 5) (of flying) using instruments only …   English terms dictionary

  • blind — blind1 W3S2 [blaınd] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(unable to see)¦ 2 be blind to something 3 turn a blind eye (to something) 4 not take/pay a blind bit of notice 5 not make a blind bit of difference 6¦(feelings)¦ 7¦(road)¦ 8 the blind leading the blind… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • blind — 1 /blaInd/ adjective 1 CAN T SEE a) unable to see: He was nearly blind in one eye. | go blind (=become blind): In later stages of the disease, sufferers often go blind. b) the blind (plural) people who are unable to see: talking books for the… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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