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English definition of “tune (sb/sth) out”

tune (sb/sth) out

US informal
verb [T] uk phrasal verb with tune   /tjuːn/ us    /tuːn/
to ignore someone or not give your attention to something or to what is happening around you: He talks such garbage that I just tune him out.Neglecting and ignoringNot paying attentionTreating as unimportant
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