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fall on stony ground

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