close your ears to something

close your ears to something

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • close your ears to something — 1) to ignore what someone is telling you or asking you Don t close your ears to criticism. 2) to not listen to a noise or sound …   English dictionary

  • shut your ears to something — phrase to refuse to listen to something, usually something bad She shut her ears to all their complaints. Thesaurus: to fail or refuse to listensynonym Main entry: shut * * * shut/close your ˈears to sth idiom to refuse to li …   Useful english dictionary

  • close — close1 [ klouz ] verb *** ▸ 1 shut ▸ 2 when business stops ▸ 3 stop use of road etc. ▸ 4 end/finish ▸ 5 reduce distance ▸ 6 stop business relations ▸ 7 finish business deal ▸ 8 put fingers around something ▸ 9 have value at end of day ▸ 10 join… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • close — I UK [kləʊz] / US [kloʊz] verb Word forms close : present tense I/you/we/they close he/she/it closes present participle closing past tense closed past participle closed *** 1) a) [intransitive/transitive] if you close something, or if it closes,… …   English dictionary

  • close — closable, closeable /kloh zeuh beuhl/, adj. closely /klohs lee/, adv. closeness /klohs nis/, n. v. /klohz/; adj., adv. /klohs/ or, for 56, /klohz/; n. /klohz/ for 66, 67, 70 72, 74, 75, /klohs/ for 68, 69, 73, v., closed …   Universalium

  • I Want to Hold Your Hand — The Beatles Veröffentlichung 29. November 1963 Genre(s) Popsong Autor(en) Lennon/McCartney Auszeichnung(en) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ear — W2S2 [ıə US ır] n ↑ear, ↑nose, ↑tooth, ↑eye ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(part of your body)¦ 2¦(hearing)¦ 3¦(grain)¦ 4 smile/grin etc from ear to ear 5 6 a sympathetic ear 7 close/shut your ears to something …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ear — [ ır ] noun *** 1. ) count one of the two parts at the sides of your head that you hear with: He whispered something in her ear. 2. ) singular the ability to hear and judge sounds: She has a very good ear for music. 3. ) count the part at the top …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ear */*/*/ — UK [ɪə(r)] / US [ɪr] noun Word forms ear : singular ear plural ears 1) [countable] one of the two parts at the sides of your head that you hear with He whispered something in her ear. 2) [singular] the ability to hear and judge sounds She has a… …   English dictionary

  • shut — shut1 [ ʃʌt ] (past tense and past participle shut) verb *** 1. ) transitive to close something, for example a door, window, or drawer: Please shut the door behind you. Shut the gate or the dog will get out. Don t worry about the curtains, I ll… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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