Meaning of “can't hear yourself think” in the English Dictionary

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"can't hear yourself think" in British English

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can't hear yourself think

If you cannot hear yourself think, you cannot give your attention to anything because there is so much noise:

There was so much noise in the classroom that I could hardly hear myself think.

(Definition of “can't hear yourself think” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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