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peter123

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hi there,
what does it meany by 'Sorry, we all get tunnel vision.'?
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Assume that something was said after which someone said: 'Sorry, we all get tunnel vision'?

Tunnel Vision is an idiom I suppose to mean that they don't have wide-enough minds to grasp what was said till then; or that they have chosen to restrict themselves to something that doesn't cover what was being said.

I think the one who said that was regretting. That they had narrow minds - like a binoculars' two tunnels that limit our vision.
 

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"Tunnel vision" is a medical condition in which the retina is diseased and the peripheral vision disappears, so the person sees as if looking down a dark tunnel to a small patch of light at the end.

As Schmoozed suggests, it is used as a metaphor for a restricted view of something.
 

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Hi Pete
As Schmoozed suggests, it is used as a metaphor for a restricted view of something.


Blinkered can also be used in the same context

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