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on the blink

This page is about the slang term on the blink


out of order, not working

For example

  • Our printer is on the blink, but someone's coming to fix it this afternoon.

  • Why is it so hot in here? Is the air conditioner on the blink?

Quick Quiz

Sally's computer is on the blink, so she

a. has to restart it

b. can't use it

c. is really happy with it
a) has to restart it b) can't use it c) is really happy with it
on the blink

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Contributor: Matt Errey

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