Sentence Examples


  • My attempt at lightening the situation fell on deaf ears.
  • He turned a deaf ear when they pressed for details.
  • Gladys must have thought most of the world was deaf as she was quite surprised when Dean politely scolded her.
  • Ryland's pleading fell on deaf ears.
  • She continued to take notes, as if Dean's scolding had fallen on deaf ears.

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