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Can't see the forest for the trees - Dictionary.com

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Can't see the forest for the trees definition at Dictionary.com, a free online ... This expression was already a proverb in John Heywood's 1546 collection.

Urban Dictionary: can't see the forest for the trees

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He is to busy on the outside looking in that he cant see the forest for the trees. # forest #trees #rose ... Often said incorrectly as "can't see the forest THROUGH the trees." (English, circa 1500's) ... #forest idoms sayings for the trees. by quietriver ...

can't see the forest for the trees | EnglishClub

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Meaning: If you can't see the forest for the trees, you can't see the whole situation clearly because you're looking too closely at small details, or because you're ...

see the forest for the trees - Wiktionary

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(idiomatic) To discern an overall pattern from a mass of detail; to see the big picture, or the broader, ... Smith is good at detail, but can't see the forest for the trees.

Can't see the forest for the trees - Idioms by The Free Dictionary

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Definition of can't see the forest for the trees in the Idioms Dictionary. can't see the ... This expression was already a proverb in John Heywood's 1546 collection.

Talk:see the forest for the trees - Wiktionary

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First, the idiom here is "see the trees for the forest" (or vice versa). Here are the google hits: "see the trees for the forest": 57K; "see the trees for the forest" -"can't  ...

You Can't See the Forest for the Trees! - Management is a Journey

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Jun 28, 2016 ... You can't see the forest for the trees! It's a widely known saying that is accepted by many as truth whether they are talking about issues in the ...

opposite of: can't see the forest for the trees | WordReference Forums

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You know that expression - you can't see the forest for the trees. I'm looking for a ... "Trust in God, but tie up your camel" - Sufi proverb. I think it ...

idioms - Etymology of the phrase "cannot see the forest for the trees ...

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Oct 3, 2012 ... In English, this saying goes back at least to the 16th century: 1546 J. ... So, you can't see the forest on behalf of the trees. In other words, you ...

What does the phrase - Can't see the forest for the trees - mean?

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Jan 9, 2003 ... 'Forest' is the American saying. In the UK we actually say 'Can't see the wood for the trees' Saying it to someone means that they are so ...