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

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You can't see the forest FOR the trees or you ... - A Way with Words

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My wife and I were discussing this saying. I was adamant that it is 'for' and not ' through'. Obviously my wife disagrees because 'through' makes ...

Urban Dictionary: Can't see the forest through the trees.

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This term means someone is so simple minded that they can't figure out the simplest problems. Their minds are like great big empty voids of any kin...

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 forest for the trees phrase. What does can't see the forest for the trees ...

Is the quote "the forest through the trees" or the forest for the ...

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"for" is the word. The concept being that if you're paying too much attention to detail, you often can't see the whole picture. Concentrate on each individual tree  ...

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 ...

the proverbial forest for the trees | WordReference Forums

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Oct 10, 2005 ... The proverbial tree in the forest probably refers to "if a tree falls in ... Meaning you' re focusing on details too much and can't see the "big picture.

Forest for the trees - Idiom Definition - UsingEnglish.com

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Definition of 'Forest for the trees' from our dictionary of English idioms and idiomatic ... If someone can't see the forest for the trees, they get so caught up in small ...

can't see the wood for the trees Definition in the Cambridge English ...

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can't see the wood for the trees definition, meaning, what is can't see the wood for the trees: to be unable to understand ... UK US can't see the forest for the trees.

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

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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 workplace or about  ...

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see the forest for the trees - Wiktionary

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see the forest through the trees · see the wood for the trees · see the forest but for the trees ... Smith is good at detail, but can't see the forest for the trees. ... This is almost always used in negative constructions, often starting with can't, as it is a ...

Cannot see the forest for the trees - Grammarist

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To say the idiom cannot see the forest for the trees means that a person or organization ... I'm not sure I even want to be a smart man if it means getting so focused on the trees that I can't see the forest. ... Through and through or thru and thru ...

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

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Oct 3, 2012 ... Etymology of the phrase “cannot see the forest for the trees” ... So, you can't see the forest on behalf of the trees. ... Origin of “to see it through”.