blink away

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force to go away by blinking

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Before you have a chanc blink away the spots in front of your eyes, it's stripes - would tha acid brights, pastels or neutrals?
I, and I noticed when I looked up to blink away the tears, most other adults were reading.
And, I thought, as I closed the sunroof and settled back into traffic, it was a blessed relief from the diesel behemoths whose taillights blink away endlessly in the afternoon haze.
The 15-day festivities will go a long way towards normalising the environment and enabling the people of Swat to blink away the images of dead bodies hanging from electric pylons.
McGee, of Edenhurst Avenue, Wallasey, was shaking in the dock and appeared to blink away tears as the verdict was delivered.
When possessing a threepronged attack of potent potential like Hatem Ben Arfa, Papiss Cisse and Demba Ba then even if the supply line is often cut and the opposition dominate possession for spells an opportunity is always only a blink away.
And being a mere blink away from the beach makes this hotel an all-round winner.
The eye's normal defense system is to blink away these microbes as our tears help to flush them out.
At the UN offices in London yesterday, hearing Rolnik speak, I saw campaigners blink away tears.
The tear I'd been trying like crazy to blink away dripped out of my eye and onto my jeans.
on which (and from which) are projected slides and film clips - a sort of audiovisual enactment of the global village: Sniper fire from Sarajevo can be heard behind burned-out buildings on New York's Lower East Side; skaters on Amsterdam's frozen canals are just a blink away from the sex shops in the red light district.
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes may still be playing on the jukebox but drinkers at the Teac Fiddlers in North Shields and The Railway in Whitley Bay no longer have to blink away tobacco fumes.
But inherent in Tom Harris' work, in all of his books, is that while he doesn't blink away from the most awful aspects of human beings, he tries to understand them and have a kind of empathy without forgiving their monstrosity.
MOURNERS blink away the tears yesterday as student Bano Rashid's coffin is slowly carried to the church for her funeral.
For a society that bombards us with sexual images - from huge posters of models in underwear to lads' mags that are a blink away from pornography - we're ridiculously prudish when it comes to talking about the practical side of sex.