What is the Meaning of BLANK OUT?
for English Language Learners (ELL) – those learning to speak English as a Second Language (ESL), or English as an Additional Language (EAL)
to have your mind go blank or empty; to forget what you need at the moment; to be unable to remember what you were going to say or do at that moment
1. I took one look at the exam and blanked out. I couldn’t remember anything that I had studied.
2. She probably thinks he’s a bit stupid. He’s so in love with her that every time she talks to him, he completely blanks out. It’s actually quite funny!
|present participle||BLANKING OUT|
|past participle||BLANKED OUT|