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turn a deaf ear

to ignore someone when they complain or ask for something: In the past they've tended to turn a deaf ear to such requests.
Translations of “turn a deaf ear”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不理睬,充耳不聞,置若罔聞…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不理睬,充耳不闻,置若罔闻…
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