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Autor:  Ricky
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  12/JAN/2006 2:25 PM
Assunto:  to squint = to look ???
 
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Guys, maybe somebody can help me with the meaning of the verb 'to squint' in this following  article:

 

"The more you squint at a computer screen, the more you may be putting your eyes at risk.

A new study shows the more people squint at a computer screen, the less they blink, and the more they reported symptoms like eye strain, dryness, irritation, and tearing.

Researchers found squinting at a computer screen halves the normal number of times a person blinks per minute, which could lead to an irritating but treatable condition called dry eye."

 

I was aware of the verb 'to squint' as 'to be cross-eyed; to have a squint or strabismus'.

 

Does it also mean 'to look' in a regular way (no strabismus)??

 


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
 to squint = to look ???  –  Ricky  12/JAN/2006, 2:25 PM
to squint = to look ???  –  orlando  12/JAN/2006, 4:22 PM
to Orlando - to squint = to look ???  –  Ricky  12/JAN/2006, 4:32 PM
to Orlando - to squint = to look ???  –  orlando  12/JAN/2006, 6:24 PM
to squint = to look ???  –  Johannes  12/JAN/2006, 6:31 PM
to squint = to look ???  –  orlando  12/JAN/2006, 6:44 PM
to squint = to look ???  –  Maria Lúcia  12/JAN/2006, 9:58 PM
to squint = to look ???  –  Mário  12/JAN/2006, 9:59 PM
to all of you- to squint = to look ???  –  Ricky  16/JAN/2006, 11:18 AM

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