not bat an eyelid


not bat an eyelid
to not be shocked, worried, or upset by something

Today people live together without being married and nobody bats an eyelid.


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • not bat an eyelid — phrase to not be shocked, worried, or upset by something Today people live together without being married and nobody bats an eyelid. Thesaurus: to stop, control or not show emotionssynonym Main entry: bat * * * not bat (or without batting) an… …   Useful english dictionary

  • not bat an eyelid — ► not bat an eyelid informal show no surprise or concern. Main Entry: ↑bat …   English terms dictionary

  • not bat an eyelid — (not) bat an eye/eyelash/eyelid to not show any shock or surprise. So what did she say when you told her you were leaving? She didn t bat an eyelid …   New idioms dictionary

  • not bat an eyelid — See: not bat an eye …   New idioms dictionary

  • did not bat an eyelid — was not shocked in the least, did not think twice …   English contemporary dictionary

  • not bat an eye — ● bat * * * not bat an eye see ↑bat, 4 • • • Main Entry: ↑eye * * * not bat an ˈeyelid idiom (BrE) ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • not bat an eye/eyelash — (US) (or Brit not bat an eyelid) informal : to show no surprise, fear, concern, etc. He thought the news would make her upset, but she never batted an eye. [=she did not appear to be upset at all] He listened without batting an eyelash. • • • …   Useful english dictionary

  • bat an eyelid — (not) bat an eye/eyelash/eyelid to not show any shock or surprise. So what did she say when you told her you were leaving? She didn t bat an eyelid …   New idioms dictionary

  • not bat an eye — (not) bat an eye/eyelash/eyelid to not show any shock or surprise. So what did she say when you told her you were leaving? She didn t bat an eyelid …   New idioms dictionary

  • not bat an eyelash — (not) bat an eye/eyelash/eyelid to not show any shock or surprise. So what did she say when you told her you were leaving? She didn t bat an eyelid …   New idioms dictionary