forest ( forests plural )
1 n-var A forest is a large area where trees grow close together.
Parts of the forest are still dense and inaccessible., ...25 million hectares of forest.
2 n-count A forest of tall or narrow objects is a group of them standing or sticking upright.
LITERARY with supp, usu N of n
They descended from the plane into a forest of microphones and cameras.
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary
miss the forest for the trees
to get so focused on the details or intricacies of something that you miss the big picture or the main point
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