not (even) blink


: to not seem surprised or upset at all
Laura didn't (even) blink when I told her that the car was gone.

Examples of not (even) blink in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And today, on the value of American leadership and strength, history will record that the Senate did not blink. Democrat-Gazette Staff From Wire Reports,, 14 Feb. 2024 My stomach was filled with pain, my chest felt heavy, and my eyes did not blink until the warm tears filled my neck. Karen Sanchez, Los Angeles Times, 12 Jan. 2024 For years, analysts and industry types saw the retail giant as a different type of entertainment company, one that could throw $715 million at a Lord of the Rings show and not blink. Vulture, 10 Jan. 2024 The 1,200 white lights may not blink or do anything fancy, but they are evenly spaced on the branches, lending a very bright and attractive appearance. Erin Johnson, Peoplemag, 10 Nov. 2023 If the eyes do not blink enough, the glands can become clogged and, over time, suffer damage. Melissa Rudy, Fox News, 1 Aug. 2023 But no one disputes her role as a constant in an ever-changing world, who, when thrust into service as a young wife and mother at age 25, did not blink. Michelle Tauber, Peoplemag, 13 Sep. 2022 Campbell, facing the same dynamic as Healey and every other attorney general before her, vows to not blink at the politics of a public corruption case. Samantha J. Gross,, 26 Feb. 2023 This New York punk duo stares directly into the hybrid catastrophes piling up on the horizon and does not blink. Washington Post, 26 Apr. 2022

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“Not (even) blink.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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