eff and blind

eff and blind
informal use vulgar expletives; swear

You can eff and blind all you want; the rules still stand

blind from its use in vulgar imprecations such as blind me (see blimey)

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eff and ˈblind idiom
(BrE, informal) to use swear words

There was a lot of effing and blinding going on.

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