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    Operario is offline Newbie
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    Default Looking for an idiom

    Hi guys! I'm looking for an idiom that conveys the following idea: the act of listening to some opinion or idea and accepting it as truth without any kind of investigation, without any kind of thought on the subject.

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    Default Re: Looking for an idiom

    An idiom is not needed for this idea because we have an excellent word: gullible.

    To listen to some opinion or idea and accept it as truth without any kind of investigation, without any kind of thought on the subject, is to be gullible. That's a definition suitable for a dictionary, albeit a trifle long.

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    Default Re: Looking for an idiom

    'She swore that she loved me and I swallowed her lies hook, line and sinker.

    She pulled the wool over my eyes, took me for a ride and suckered me in good and proper.'

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    Default Re: Looking for an idiom

    How about "to take something at face value"?


    By the way, my first post on the forums :)

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    Default Re: Looking for an idiom

    Welcome to the forums, dejavecue.

    Good answer!

    Please read the Posting Guidelines.

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    Default Re: Looking for an idiom

    It may work - Love need no explanations.

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