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


"fall on stony ground" in English

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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)