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fall on stony ground

If a request or a piece of advice falls on stony ground, it is ignored or unpopular: Her speech about the need for a peaceful solution to the crisis fell on stony ground.
Translations of “fall on stony ground”
in Chinese (Traditional) (要求或建議)受到忽視,不受歡迎…
in Chinese (Simplified) (要求或建议)受到忽视,不受欢迎…
(Definition of fall on stony ground from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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