Idiom: Can't see the forest for its trees

Idiom Definitions for 'Can't see the forest for its trees'


If someone can't see the forest for its trees, they are too focused on specific details to see the picture as a whole.
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#0 /home/aking/app/lib/class.db_mysqli.php(406): UE_DB_Base->haltmsg('Error: %s\n')
#1 /home/aking/app/lib/class.db_mysqli.php(130): DB_MySQLi->halt('Error: %s\n', NULL)
#2 /home/aking/app/lib/class.db_base.php(21): DB_MySQLi->query('SELECT staff.*,...')
#3 /home/aking/app/lib/class.basicuser.php(105): UE_DB_Base->query('SELECT staff.*,...')
#4 /home/aking/app/lib/class.basicuser.php(34): UE_BasicUser->load_user('849')
#5 /home/aking/app/lib/class.idiom_def.php(51): UE_BasicUser->__construct(Object(UE_DB_UsingEnglish), '849')
#6 /home/aking/app/lib/class.idiom_def.php(83): UE_Idiom_Def->get_author_html()
#7 /home/aking/public_html/reference/idioms/idiom.php(148): UE_Idiom_Def->get_meta_data()
#8 {main}