Meaning of “fall on stony ground” in the English Dictionary

british dictionary

"fall on stony ground" in British English

See all translations

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.

(Definition of “fall on stony ground” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)