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Meaning of “turn a deaf ear” in the English Dictionary

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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 ​deafear to such ​requests.
(Definition of turn a deaf ear from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “turn a deaf ear”
in Chinese (Simplified) 不理睬,充耳不闻,置若罔闻…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不理睬,充耳不聞,置若罔聞…
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