Where British Phrases Came From

Thursday, Nov 14, 2019, 10:22 am
By:Tony Williams


#24 Without Batting An Eyelid

This actually comes from an old English word, bate which meant to flutter. If a person reacted to some news without blinking it was said that they were not bateing an eyelid leading to the phrase that we have today.


Without Batting An Eyelid-Where British Phrases Came From
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