can't see beyond the end of nose

can't see beyond the end of nose
can't see beyond/past the end of (your) nose if you can't see beyond the end of your nose, you think so much about yourself and what affects you that you do not see what is really important.

These people are so busy making money, they can't see beyond the end of their nose.


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  • can't see beyond the end of your nose — can t see beyond/past the end of (your) nose if you can t see beyond the end of your nose, you think so much about yourself and what affects you that you do not see what is really important. These people are so busy making money, they can t see… …   New idioms dictionary

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