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  • in one ear and out the other — phrasal or in at one ear and out at the other : through the mind without making an impression everything you say to him goes in one ear and out the other * * * heard but disregarded or quickly forgotten whatever he tells me seems to go in one ear …   Useful english dictionary

  • go in one ear and out the other — {v. phr.}, {informal} To be not really listened to or understood; be paid no attention. * /The teacher s directions to the boy went in one ear and out the other./ * /Mother scolded Martha, but it went in one ear and out the other./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • go in one ear and out the other — {v. phr.}, {informal} To be not really listened to or understood; be paid no attention. * /The teacher s directions to the boy went in one ear and out the other./ * /Mother scolded Martha, but it went in one ear and out the other./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in one ear and out the other —    If something goes in one ear and out the other, you forget it as soon as you ve heard it because it was too complicated, boring etc.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    To say that information goes in one ear and comes out the othermeans… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • go\ in\ one\ ear\ and\ out\ the\ other — v. phr. informal To be not really listened to or understood; be paid no attention. The teacher s directions to the boy went in one ear and out the other. Mother scolded Martha, but it went in one ear and out the other …   Словарь американских идиом

  • go in one ear and out the other — if information goes in one ear and out the other, the person who is told it forgets it immediately because they do not listen carefully enough. You know what it s like when you re told a whole list of names they just go in one ear and out the… …   New idioms dictionary

  • in one ear and out the other — If something goes in one ear and out the other, you forget it as soon as you ve heard it because it was too complicated, boring etc …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • go in one ear and out the other — go in ˈone ear and out the ˈother idiom (informal) (of information, etc.) to be forgotten quickly • Everything I tell them just goes in one ear and out the other. Main entry: ↑earidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • something goes in one ear and out the other — informal phrase used for saying that someone does not remember what you say or pay attention to it Thesaurus: forgetful and forgetfulnesssynonym Main entry: ear …   Useful english dictionary

  • in one ear and out the other — phrasal through one s mind without making an impression < everything you say to him goes in one ear and out the other > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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