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[smotr'et' skvoz' pal'tsy]
To look through one's fingers.
To purposely avoid seeing; to deliberately ignore a piece of misconduct or a transgression; to refuse to observe something; to connive at; to wink at.
Cf. To make light of; to turn a blind eye to; to look the other way; to look through one's fingers.