go blind


: to become unable to see
She went blind at age 67.

Examples of go blind in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Up to 500,000 children go blind every year from Vitamin A deficiency, and a third of them die soon after. Keith Kloor, Discover Magazine, 31 Jan. 2013 Allegedly, they were all told to wear special welding goggles, so as not to go blind from the pepper’s intense hot glow. Eric Farwell, The New Yorker, 7 Sep. 2022 Retinitis pigmentosa causes these cells to degenerate, and patients with this condition lose peripheral and night vision and eventually go blind. Nathaniel Scharping, Discover Magazine, 19 Feb. 2016 The eye condition caused the husky to go blind. Kelli Bender, PEOPLE.com, 4 Mar. 2022 And in the Little House on the Prairie books, we're told scarlet fever is what makes Laura's older sister, Mary, go blind. Elizabeth Preston, Discover Magazine, 25 Mar. 2014 Global Pharma Healthcare said in a a statement that consumers who use the contaminated eye drops could go blind. Megan Cerullo, CBS News, 24 Mar. 2023 The bears were disoriented, had begun to go blind and were euthanized as a result of their poor condition, the parks service said in a news release Tuesday. Maya King, BostonGlobe.com, 20 Jan. 2023 Clark, his father, and his brother have Usher, which can cause a person to be born deaf and to gradually go blind. Andrew Leland, The New Yorker, 12 May 2022 See More

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“Go blind.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20blind. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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