be unable to see the wood for the trees

be unable to see the wood for the trees
ayrintilara dalmaktan temeli anlayamamak

English to Turkish dictionary. 2009.

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  • be unable to see the wood for the trees — ► be unable to see the wood (or N. Amer. the forest) for the trees fail to grasp the main issue because of over attention to details. Main Entry: ↑wood …   English terms dictionary

  • be unable to see the wood (or N. Amer. the forest) for the trees — fail to grasp the main issue because of over attention to details. → wood …   English new terms dictionary

  • be unable to see the the forest for the trees — ► be unable to see the wood (or N. Amer. the forest) for the trees fail to grasp the main issue because of over attention to details. Main Entry: ↑wood …   English terms dictionary

  • can't\ see\ the\ wood\ for\ the\ trees — • can t see the forest for the trees • can t see the wood for the trees • can t see the woods for the trees v. phr. To be unable to judge or understand the whole because of attention to the parts; criticize small things and not see the value or… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • can't\ see\ the\ forest\ for\ the\ trees — • can t see the forest for the trees • can t see the wood for the trees • can t see the woods for the trees v. phr. To be unable to judge or understand the whole because of attention to the parts; criticize small things and not see the value or… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • can't\ see\ the\ woods\ for\ the\ trees — • can t see the forest for the trees • can t see the wood for the trees • can t see the woods for the trees v. phr. To be unable to judge or understand the whole because of attention to the parts; criticize small things and not see the value or… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • can't see the wood for the trees — or[can t see the woods for the trees] or[can t see the forest for the trees] {v. phr.} To be unable to judge or understand the whole because of attention to the parts; criticize small things and not see the value or the aim of the future… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • can't see the wood for the trees — or[can t see the woods for the trees] or[can t see the forest for the trees] {v. phr.} To be unable to judge or understand the whole because of attention to the parts; criticize small things and not see the value or the aim of the future… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • wood — ► NOUN 1) the hard fibrous material forming the main substance of the trunk or branches of a tree or shrub, used for fuel or timber. 2) (also woods) a small forest. 3) (the wood) wooden barrels used for storing alcoholic drinks. 4) a golf club… …   English terms dictionary

  • can't see the wood for the trees — British, American & Australian, American & Australian if someone can t see the wood for the trees, they are unable to understand what is important in a situation because they are giving too much attention to details. After you ve spent years… …   New idioms dictionary

  • wood — noun 1》 the hard fibrous material forming the main substance of the trunk or branches of a tree or shrub, used for fuel or timber.     ↘(the wood) wooden barrels used for storing alcoholic drinks.     ↘a golf club with a wooden or other head that …   English new terms dictionary

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