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go in one ear and out the other

informal
If you say that something you hear goes in one ear and out the other, you mean you quickly forget it: If I have to listen to something I don't understand, it just goes in one ear and out the other.
Translations of “go in one ear and out the other”
in Chinese (Traditional) 左耳進右耳出, 當作耳邊風…
in Chinese (Simplified) 一只耳朵进另一只耳朵出, 当作耳边风…
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