blink away

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Verb1.blink away - force to go away by blinkingblink away - force to go away by blinking; "blink away tears"
conquer, inhibit, stamp down, suppress, subdue, curb - to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires"

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vt sep tearswegblinzeln (inf)
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which will play to small audiences who will be a mere blink away from the action.
One of the most frustrating sights for motorists is the line of lights that blink away on the tops of traffic cones laid out on motorways to highlight lane closures.
When so many outstanding players take the field, a breakaway touchdown or a huge hit is always just a blink away.
And, as we talk, the first night is a blink away and things are getting a bit serious.
This time the 20 minutes seemed to blink away and we were alighting and moving to our waiting cars almost before we knew it.
Christopher Columbus Park and Joe's Italian place, which does a fabulous chicken feast, are but a blink away, and a tourist trolley bus stops outside the hotel entrance.
Here you are with your wonderful cityscapes and iconic public art and with the bonus of beautiful coastlines a mere blink away.
1 has announced she will step away from tournament play at the end of the year and the fitting climax to her 57th Major - Sorenstam has won 10 including the 2003 British Open - raised memories of Jack Nicklaus' birdie finish to his last Major at the 2005 Open at St Andrews As she walked towards the final green amid a torrential downpour, an emotional Sorenstam, sharing an umbrella with caddie and friend Terry McNamara, had to blink away the tears when she saw the scoreboard displaying a message that said, "Annika, you will be missed".
The reasonable investor cannot blink away what the market sees.
A TEES Valley inventor has developed a green alternative to the road danger lamps, which blink away on the top of traffic cones.
Let's try to blink away our sports tunnel vision here.
Patching over social differences can blink away the ways in which the United States treats its gay men and lesbians as second-class citizens.